Membership Levels and Structure

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Membership Application for download for new members

Online Membership Renewal Form

Seven Good Reasons to Join APRIL

  1. Join together with over 250 CILs, SILCs, other organizations and individuals who share your rural independent living concerns.
  2. Participate with your colleagues at the annual National Conference on Rural Independent Living held at different locations every year.
  3. Have access to information and resources (free or at discounted rates) from our partners at the top research and training centers on independent living and rural issues: Univ. of Montana’s RTC: Rural, Rural Institute on Disabilities; Univ. of Kansas: RTC on Full Participation in Independent Living, Independent Living Research Utilization’s: IL Net; World Institute on Disability, RRTC on Independent Living Management.
  4. Have a voice in the research, training and dissemination priorities through APRIL representation on boards and councils of the RTC partners and other local, state and national advocacy and service groups.
  5. Receive complimentary copies of APRIL's Newsletter, Topic Papers, and Membership Directory, Visit our website on the Internet and join our list serves on rural transportation and/or rural IL Leadership.
  6. Have access to mentoring opportunities, training, technical assistance, and special topic workshops through APRIL's various training activities
  7. Keep abreast of the latest tools for rural policy development through APRIL work with the Kellogg Foundation "Rural People, Rural Policy Initiative.


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