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Representative Thomas Murt Disabilities Awareness Walk – April 3, 2016

Rep. Thomas Murt Addressing Participants at Awareness Walk On a chilly but sunny day several hundred individuals joined Representative Thomas Murt on an awareness walk highlighting intellectual and developmental disabilities. Rep. Murt is a devoted advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities within the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. From coordinating awareness events like this walk in Horsham, to advocating and increasing funds devoted to reducing the I/DD and Autism Waiting list for individual services Rep. Murt champions the issues and concerns facing individuals and families in our community. The Arc Alliance commends and thanks Rep. Murt for all his work and support. Scott Camilleri & Rep. Thomas Murt addressing families Scott Camilleri, Executive Director of The Arc Alliance Foundation [...]

2012 Rally – Broken Promises to Moms – Rally for the Crisis

On Saturday May 12th, The Arc Alliance co-sponsored a rally with Shared Support “Broken Promises to Moms – Rally for the Crisis.” Christine Martin – board member and president of Shared Support with her staff, did a great job recruiting speakers and getting folks out to the rally. Pat from The Arc Alliance, was outstanding as she opened the event and introducing each speaker. Several Moms’ spoke to the crowd of over 275 as did Senator Bob Mensch. There were many exciting moments, however, two of the rally highlights were the spontaneous chants from the crowd, “No More Cuts” and the impassioned open-mic time at the end of the event, where many individuals and family members spoke from their heart. Wish you all could [...]

By | 2014-09-03T04:01:36+00:00 May 14th, 2012|advocacy, Arc news, Blog, Events, In the news, Press coverage, Rally, Support|0 Comments

PA Legislative Day and Rally May 4, 2010

The Arc of PA and PARF held a legislative rally in Harrisburg at the capital on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. The rally was in support of adequate funding for people with disabilities to demonstrate public support for adequate funding for community programs for people with disabilities. Several Staff and self advocates from The Arc of Montgomery, Berks & Bucks Counties attended. The rally called for legislature to fund increases to meet emergency needs for individuals with disabilities. The Arc of PA distributed information explaining the need. Unless the legislature acts now to add funding to the state budget proposals, funding for PA community-based services for individuals with developmental disablement. Issues include: Over 700 young people are leaving special education and transitioning to adult life. [...]

By | 2010-05-05T16:05:34+00:00 May 5th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

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