ABOUT ADVOCACY MATTERS
Advocacy Matters is the latest in The Arc of Massachusetts' advocacy efforts. These periodic 30-minute webinar presentations will touch on important issues related to current Massachusetts and federal legislation, including Nicky's Law, the Workforce Initiative, MassHealth, and more. These presentations will be offered by The Arc's Government Affairs team (Leo Sarkissian, Maura Sullivan, Charlie Fiske, Ellen Taverna, Herb Cabral, and Kathleen Amaral). Stay tuned for the latest!
THE ARC'S WORKFORCE CAMPAIGN
Ellen Taverna and Leo Sarkissian will provide a brief update on the progress of The Arc’s Direct Support Workforce Campaign. They will also discuss next steps and how to rally support.
NICKY'S LAW UPDATES
The Arc’s Director of Government Affairs, and lead advocate for Nicky’s Law, Maura Sullivan will review the history of the bill, the changes that were made since last session, and how to prepare written or oral testimony in support of the bill.