Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL), Arizona's largest center for independent living serving people with disabilities, is accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of ABIL Award. The Spirit of ABIL Award is given to an individual who personifies the independent living philosophy of consumer control, self-advocacy and peer support.

Nominees will be judged on their accomplishments and goals in developing independent living skills and making the adjustment to life with a disability. Nominees will also be judged on their involvement and accomplishments in systems or self-advocacy that positively impacts community integration for people with disabilities in metropolitan Phoenix and Central Arizona. Nominations forms are available at Nominations must be received no later than Feb. 21. For more information, please visit

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