The IBICA community is in mourning for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the far too many Black people who have lost their lives to police violence. The systemic racism that has pervaded our institutions and society for too long must change if we are to have a just and equitable future. We stand with those who demand justice and change, and against hate and violence. IBICA is committed to human rights, and we value having a diverse, welcoming, and accepting environment in each of our Clubhouses. To that end, we have always worked to build people up and make our communities a better place for everyone through equal opportunity and inclusion. We cannot achieve this while racial discrimination exists, and we encourage everyone to do the difficult work of examining personal bias and confronting systemic racism. We must demand more from our governments, our communities, and ourselves.
When you walk through the front door of a brain injury Clubhouse, you might just realize there’s a difference between the average human service program and … this. The receptionist who greets you behind the desk does not appear to be a staff person. He has an obvious disability... click to read more