Herb Cabral and Julie Heffernan join Kerry Mahoney in kicking off the Advocacy Alliance. The purpose is to build long term capacity for advocacy at both the state and local levels. The Arc Affiliates and other partners will identify leadership teams consisting of a family member, staff and a self-advocate.
We are looking for your input regarding nearly $1 million in grants from the Becker Family Trust. Last April, in conjunction with the Becker Center for Advocacy, trustees announced Innovation/Direct Impact grants to be distributed over two to three years. Our site here focuses on the Center’s advocacy and the trustees’ grants program.
Last week Governor Baker visited with The Arc and the Center of Hope Foundation to see the impact of Turning 22 funding. Check out the coverage from WCVB5 below – employees with disabilities are making a difference!