HOPE STARTS HERE
Center for Independent Futures is an Evanston, Illinois, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities live full and more independent lives.
We create sustainable solutions through community living options, personal networks, and lifelong planning and education, tailored to support individuals and families as well as schools and agencies.
Why do runners sign up for the Chicago Marathon with Team CIF? Because we have hope. Hope in a future where we can gather. Hope in a future where everyone’s dreams are valued. Hope in a future where individuals with disabilities live independently, building the lives they want. We Have Never Lost Hope Uncertainty filled … Continue reading “Why Sign Up for the Chicago Marathon in 2021?”
When our staff gathered virtually this week for our Monday morning meeting, we reflected on the extraordinary events of the previous weeks. Together, we talked about how staff and participants are dealing with these trying times. Our thoughts and reactions included shock, disbelief, and fear of the future. Why is this happening in our country? … Continue reading “Reflecting on Recent Events”
Looking back on 2020, it is clear that this year has brought many unexpected challenges. However, 2020 prompted us to be better, more creative problem solvers. Each unprecedented moment of this year showed us that when our communities support each other, nothing is impossible. While we reflect on the past year, it is also time … Continue reading “5 Reasons to Give”