The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) is hosting their Annual Congressional Briefing & Reception on the State of Disability in America.The reception will include a short presentation on the state of the Independent Living Program in America, and brief remarks by members of the NCIL Board of Directors. Members of the House and Senate, as well as members of the Administration, are also invited to provide brief remarks. Last year’s speakers included champions in Congress like Senator Sanders and Senator Isakson, and special guests including ACL Administrator Kathy Greenlee and Taryn Williams from the White House Office of Public Engagement. The briefing will take place on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. ET in the Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 203-02.