Marin Center for Independent Living's mission is to assist persons with all types of disabilities to achieve their maximum level of sustainable independence as contributing, responsible and equal participants in society.
The Marin Center for Independent Living (Marin CIL) was organized by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1979, following the world changing movement for disability rights begun next door in Berkeley in the 1960s. Ed Roberts, together with several other quadriplegic students, called for the opening of the University of California-Berkeley to students with disabilities, and the first curb cuts and ramps were born.
100+ People Who Care: Marin County (100MARIN) is a members-only circle of like-minded, philanthropic individuals who are dedicated to enhancing the support and awareness of Marin County nonprofits. Founded in January 2015, the group has over 200 members.
100MARIN was created by a group of local, community-minded business professionals, with the following complementary objectives:
We invite you to explore this site and become part of Marin County's premier giving circle: #100MARIN
What inspired you to join 100MARIN? Maureen Sedonaen (CEO of Habitat for Humanity Bay Area) was my inspiration. She told me about the group and its great work. I'm a philanthropist and have worked in public foundations and as a giving circle member (the Latino Community Foundation).