February 13, 2020 | Issue #28
Featured
The Winter 2020 issue of Advocate , our quarterly newsletter, is now available to read online. This issue features an editorial from Leo on the state of the workforce, coverage of Nicky's Law, and much more.
The Arc of Massachusetts 65th Anniversary Celebration is just a month and a half away on March 26 . Buy your tickets, become a sponsor, donate auction items, and much more on our official 65th anniversary site.
The 2020 Census is rapidly approaching. A complete count is vital to ensure that the necessary funding is allocated for people with disabilities. Take our pledge to be counted today and stay up to date with census news.
Did you miss Kerry Mahoney discussing Charting the LifeCourse on FCSN's LINKed over Lunch last week? Check out the replay here on the Federation's Facebook page.
Profiles of The Arc
Brett G. Bell joins Board of Directors 
Brett G. Bell, CPA, is a Managing Director at KPMG in the firm’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal Advisory Practice.
Rick Daswani joins Board of Directors 
Rick Daswani, CPA, is a Partner in EY’s Advisory Services practice, specializing in serving insurance clients in the areas of Property & Casualty, Life, and Managed Care. 
Government Affairs
Join us for the 42nd Annual Legislative Reception
Please join The Arc and MDDC at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday, March 4 for our 42nd Annual Legislative Reception. Our theme this year is Breaking through Bias: Advancing Opportunities, Raising Expectations.
The Arc hosts advocacy session for transition age students from Brockton
On February 13, in addition to our annual Supporting Families Day, The Arc also coordinated a special legislative learning session for a group of nearly 30 students from Brockton.
Webinars
Sponsor Spotlight

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