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Videos from our Gubernatorial Meetings

The Arc of Northern Virginia and the Autism Society of Northern Virginia are so grateful to the gubernatorial candidates who came out to speak with the disability community about their plans for disability services if elected as the next governor of Virginia.

What Do Moms Need?

Last week, The Arc was excited to join nearly 50 national organizations that co-sponsored the #MomsDontNeed / #LasMamásNoNecesitan Tweet storm. On Twitter, we called attention to recent actions and policies that threaten mothers and families, and highlighted the kind of supports they and all people truly need to protect and advance their economic security, health, […]

Making Summer Plans?  Plan to Advocate!

Several years ago we began a program we call Summer Homework.  We decided to use the summers when legislators are home and families often have more flexibility to invite legislators in.  During the busy time of year when legislators are making decisions, we feel fortunate to have 15 minutes with them or their staff.  However, […]

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