In 2017, NCIL celebrated its 35th Anniversary. Over the past three decades, NCIL has grown from a handful of advocates and the Centers they represent into a force of thousands of people with disabilities from Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs) in every state and territory of the U.S.
Selene Luna was proud to share the stage along with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and over a dozen speakers who got the crowd revved up to meet with their legislators.
Selene Luna met with legislators on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of Southern California Resource Services for Independent Living (SCRS-IL), a cross-disability, non-residential, disability rights organization empowering people with any disability to live full and independent lives.
An excerpt from Selene Luna's keynote speech at the 2019 Fiesta Educativa Conference, Forty-One Years of Unity and Diversity anniversary celebration.
Sacramento, California, November 22, 2008: Protest against the passage of Proposition 8 banning gay marriage.
Homegirl Talk creator Mar Yvette talks to "Coco" actress, activist and comedian Selene Luna to find out what it's like to be a little person in a big world ... and how to fight discrimination against people with disabilities.
Certificate of Recognition, Kamala D. Harris, U.S. Senator— California
2018 California State Legislature and the 53rd District, 15th Annual Awards Dinner
2018 Congress of the United States House of Representatives
City of Los Angeles, and Council District 14
For service and leadership in the movement for social and educational justice— Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education
Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo declaration.