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  • Sep 17 2014 - 9:13pm

    We've Got the Power- Vote!Election day is on Tuesday November 4th this year, and The Arc of NC encourages everyone to let your voice be heard through voting! Make sure you are registered at your current address and know when, where, and how to vote! Check out some key dates and helpful links below.

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  • Sep 17 2014 - 8:40pm

    Annual Confernce 2014The Arc has always been a grassroots, member-driven organization. At The Arc of North Carolina’s 2014 Conference, that grassroots legacy will be alive and on display through the Membership Meeting and Town Hall General Session.

    The Membership Meeting and Town Hall, scheduled for the conference’s second day (Saturday, October 10th) at 9:00 AM, will serve both as a formal business meeting and an informal way for advocates from all walks of life to connect with one another, as well as with The Arc staff.  Last year’s Membership Meeting and Town Hall was standing room only, so this year’s meeting will be a general session, with no competing sessions occurring at the same time.

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  • Sep 17 2014 - 3:25pm

    Washington DC at nightThe U.S. House and Senate are both in session this week and are expected to consider a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund government operations for the new fiscal year which starts October 1. The CR, or short term spending bill, is necessary because Congress has not passed any of the 12 annual spending bills for FY 2015 yet. Both sides are eager to pass a CR to avoid a government shutdown, which would negatively impact both parties leading up to the elections in November. North Carolina, like other states, relies on a blend of state and federal dollars for many programs that would be impacted by a shutdown. This includes guardianship services, child care and supported employment.

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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