Tell the 117th Congress: Include Disability Community in COVID-19 Relief Bills!
Congress once again passed coronavirus pandemic relief legislation that left out people with disabilities and those who support them! The critical needs of people with disabilities, their families, and the direct support professional (DSP) workforce must be included in the first coronavirus relief bill of the new Congress – we cannot be left behind.
With 100 years of combined policy staff expertise protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities, we are at the table for every major public policy fight and advancement impacting the lives of people with disabilities. We advocate at every opportunity in education, civil rights, health care, housing, employment, and more.
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.