Events

Independence Now invites local businesses and organizations to share their upcoming events with our community on our online events calendar. Submit your event through the online Event Submission FormEvents are not guaranteed to be published.

Creative Cooking Class

Independence Now 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Heart Health Month. Love Your Heart is a discussion about the best foods to eat to improve heart functions and lower cholesterol presented by Prince George's County Department of Health Nutrition Toolbox. We will be making a salmon salad, and the staff from the nutrition toolbox will be dissecting the calorie count. In-person at Independence[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Traveling With a Disability

Zoom

Do you know what travel training is? Ever wanted to learn more about how to successfully travel while having a disability? Come learn all about traveling with a disability with Travel Trainor Hadassah Lightbourne!   Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpd--hrz0rGdWqSpoolT_y0L-GQY8xDGVn  To register for this event or to request accommodations please reach out to Sammi Hampton[…]

Housing Seminar

Zoom

Alternative Housing Options: Everything from rooms to rent to shared housing, and supportive housing.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Contact Rochelle Harrod at rharrod@innow.org to register or request accommodations.   

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

I AM Healthy

Zoom

Public Health Workforce at Maryland area Centers for Independent Living presents the I Am Series starting in January 2024.  This collaborative effort has been funded by the Maryland Public Health Funds.

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

Zoom

Join us for an informative discussion on living with brain injuries. We are here to help you find the support you need for yourself or loved ones. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEud-uorTMrGt0_8mDsSb48oZmTZRrUhaMa  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

Save Your Vision

Zoom

National Save Your Vision Month. We will discuss the importance of eye health and major obstacles to the long-term health of your eyes such as blue light, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration.    Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82445581950?pwd=UmM5L3c4WWh6dytxdHprb2hRSmc3dz09  Meeting ID: 824 4558 1950  Passcode: 324157  Contact Amari Eaglin at aeaglin@innow.org  to register or request accommodations.    

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Annual Women’s Tea 

Celebrating Outstanding Women On the Ball with Optimism in honor of Women’s History Month. This will be an in-person event. All are welcome to attend. Speaker to be announced.  Contact Rochelle Harrod at rharrod@innow.org to register or request accommodations.   

Creative Cooking Class

Independence Now 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Let's March into a cook-off. March we will be cooking with a goal. We will split the class into teams and provide 4 items to each team. This will not be your typical cook-off. We will be learning team-building skills, eating on a budget, and cooking on tabletop appliances. The winning team will gain social media[…]

I AM Aware

Zoom

  The Public Health Workforce at Maryland Centers for Independent Living invites you to join us on Monday, March 25th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm for the 3rd installment of the I AM series. This event is funded by Maryland Public Health Funds. Join us for I AM – Aware… Of My Financial Health. Speakers[…]

Movie Advocacy Night

Independence Now 12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Hidden Figures!  Three brilliant African American women at NASA, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.  This event[…]

Housing Seminar

Zoom

Being a Good Tenant: How to maintain your unit and prepare for inspection. Speakers to be announced.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Contact Rochelle Harrod at rharrod@innow.org to register or request accommodations.   

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

World of Possibilities Disabilities Expo/Nation’s Capital Region

The Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center 7801 Alumni Drive College Park, College Park, MD, United States

Our World of Possibilities Disabilities Expo is coming back to College Park, Maryland. Incredible educational experience, great networking opportunity and FUN!! The World of Possibilities Disabilities Expos are increasing in popularity and are now the Region's most important forum for disability-related resources. Everyone within the disabilities and senior community, children with disabilities and their families,[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Creative Cooking Class

Zoom

Welcome Spring! Spring is a great time to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables. Join Independence Now's monthly Cooking Class to learn what fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and are good for your health. We will also be creating delicious health smoothies with our Public Health Worker Amari Eaglin.  Contact Amari Eaglin at Aeaglin@innow.org[…]

Housing Seminar

Zoom

In honor of Fair Housing Month: Getting Your Act Together and knowing Your Rights when Looking for, applying for, Obtaining, and Maintaining Housing, Speakers to be announced.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Contact Rochelle Harrod at rharrod@innow.org to register or request accommodations.   

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

Global Accessibility Day

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Come Join us for Pajama Movie Night In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, on May 16th Independence Now will hold a screening of The Ride Ahead by Samuel and Dan Habib. This event will be held in person at the Independence Now Silver Spring location on May 18th. More details to come. For more information or question please contact[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Housing Seminar

Zoom

Are you preparing to rent a room or apartment? Have you thought about if your things are insured in case of damage while moving or fire in your apartment? Renters insurance what it does and doesn’t cover.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Contact Rochelle Harrod at rharrod@innow.org to register or[…]

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Housing Seminar

Zoom

Best strategies for applying for affordable housing and utility assistance. We will be looking at the best ways to inquire about what type of housing and various types of subsidized utility assistance you may be eligible for according to your income and household.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining[…]

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

Event Series Housing Truth Tellers

Housing Truth Tellers

Zoom

Independence Now's advocacy-in-action team is called the Housing Truth Tellers! The members of IN's Housing Truth Tellers team will receive training and preparation with the goal of effecting real systems change regarding affordable and accessible housing in Prince George’s County. This is not a meeting about housing; it is an action team that will learn[…]

Event Series Money Follows the Person

I want my life back

Zoom

"I want my life back" helps people transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. If you're living in a nursing facility and want information about moving back to the community, call our team or join one of our monthly Zoom seminars.[…]

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