February 27, 2020 | Issue #30
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.
Join Leo for his Spring 2020 presentations about pressing issues facing people with I/DD and the family members and human service agencies who assist them. Space is limited for these sessions, so register today!
Government Affairs
The 42nd Annual Legislative Reception is in six days!
The Annual Legislative Reception is taking place on Wednesday, March 4 . Be sure to register today before online registration closes. Also make sure to contact your legislators to arrange a meeting with them and discuss legislative priorities.
Chapters of The Arc
Brockton Area Arc seeking well-qualified candidates for Executive Director
Candidates should possess strong facilitation and organizational skills, and excel in planning, communication, decision-making, problem solving, and informational management. Candidates must demonstrate a collaborative leadership style and be committed to a hands-on approach to leading a private service agency with a focus on community centered activities and family support.

Candidates must also be capable of facilitating the implementation of the BAArc strategic plan linked to program development, marketing, fiscal management, facilities management and staff development. March 16, 2020 is the deadline for resumes and cover letter. Learn more.
Outside The Arc
Applications now open for the LEND program at UMass Medical
The LEND Program at the E.K. Shriver Center/UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA prepares professionals, persons with disabilities, and family members to influence policy and clinical practice on behalf of children with developmental disabilities and their families. $12,000 stipends are available to qualified applicants. More information.
Andrew James Lawson Foundation recognizes leaders who advance inclusion for youth with disabilities
A few weeks ago at the TD Garden, the Andrew James Lawson Foundation recognized coaches and school leadership in Norwell and Hull who advanced social inclusion for youth with disabilities. View highlights from the event here.
Sponsor Spotlight

The work of The Arc of Massachusetts is made possible by generous donations from people like you, friend. None of our advocacy, education, and outreach would be possible without your continued support. Please consider giving today.