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Washington DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “Our collective hearts break after witnessing the hatred, violence, and innocent death that rocked Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. This hatred does not … Continue reading

If you want to help make a difference and support children and families in need within your community, check out our list of school supplies you can donate.

Washington, DC – The Arc is thrilled to announce it has received an additional $240,000 from the Walmart Foundation to encourage and support workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to enter the workforce. Current research indicates that only 15% … Continue reading

For individuals and their families, the words “You need a new organ” are earth-shattering. Luckily, we can make a difference. Check out five reasons for you to become an organ donor.

This August, we celebrate National Water Quality Month. How can you have an impact on water quality? We’ve got some ideas for the role you play in making a difference.

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement following the defeat of the Health Care Freedom Act in the United States Senate: “Never underestimate the power of the disability community, who took on this civil rights fight for themselves … Continue reading

By: Nicole Jorwic, Director of Rights Policy This week in July is always a big one, this year the disability community came together to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 52nd … Continue reading

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement on Senate passage of a motion to proceed that starts debate on health care legislation that will impact Medicaid: “Today, a majority of Senators ignored the pleas of their constituents and … Continue reading

How can you live an altruistic lifestyle when negativity is on your mind? Today we've got the answers as we share six tips to help train your brain to be more positive.

We often hear the terms “best practice” and “evidence-based practice” used in relation to programs or policies – but what does that mean? How do we know if a practice is promising or evidence-based? A recent article, published in Intellectual … Continue reading

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