The Arc Blog

Letters from the CEO |
Celebrating Human Rights Progress

The Arc Minnesota celebrates the establishment of a task force to phase out subminimum wage. The practice of paying people

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Events |
Minnesota Microgrant Partnership Q&A Sessions

Need to learn about or get a refresher on the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership? Register to attend at Q&A session on

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Self-Advocacy |
Self-Advocate Blog: Meet Debbie!

Debbie is a self-advocate from Bloomington, Minnesota. She has been a self-advocate for several years and is part of a

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News |
#FreeBritney: The Politics of Disability and Choice

#FreeBritney—the hashtag that everyone is using right now. Britney Spears, a singer equally famous for her singing as for her

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Self-Advocacy |
Active Challenge: 7 Workout Videos and Apps for You

Being active can be anything you think “getting active” means. Self-advocates part of The Arc Minnesota’s Connect Group created a

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Self-Advocacy |
Self-Advocate Blog: Meet Katie!

Katie is a self-advocate from Roseville, Minnesota. She has been a self-advocate since 2006 and working as an Advocate Associate

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News |
New at The Arc: The Help Desk is now available!

Our new Help Desk is now available!  People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families have always been able to call

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News |
3 Things to Know about Minnesota’s COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expansion

Minnesotans from every corner of our state have banded together with us in our ongoing efforts to protect Minnesotans at

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News |
Volunteer Appreciation Month—we appreciate you! 

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and we wanted to take a moment to honor and appreciate the 2,800 people who volunteered with

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20in20 |
“Am I ready to vote in the General Election?” Checklist

Are you ready to vote? The General Election is the main election and takes place on Tuesday, November  3rd. During

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Public Policy |
Action Alert: Support Students with Disabilities During Distance Learning

Tell Governor Walz: Support Students with Disabilities During Distance Learning  We are now several weeks into the 2020-2021 school year,

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News |
The Arc Minnesota celebrates 70 years!

The first national convention of The Arc US was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 30, 1950. Parents of children

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