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The Arc Responds to the Violence in Charlottesville

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 represent our America; it is a shocking betrayal of the values of our nation. We […]

What do you Mean by Advocacy?

We’re asked a lot about advocacy and getting involved.  We have created two documents to help you understand the ins-and-outs of advocacy and how you can share your story. Advocacy with The Arc of Northern Virginia will give you information for you to find out how you can get involved,  what our advocacy year looks […]

Grant from Walmart Foundation Will Allow The Arc to Support People with Disabilities in Building Fulfilling Careers

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% of people with I/DD are currently employed. However, with the right supports, many people with […]

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