The Arc Blog

Public Policy |
Minneapolis Guaranteed Basic Income Demonstration Pilot

Combating poverty for people who have disabilities is a necessity. Many people who have disabilities struggle to survive on incomes

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Uncategorized |
Mindfulness and Meditation: A How to Guide 

Taking time to relax and reflect is important to find in daily life. Practicing mindfulness and meditation is a great

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

Meet Tricia! Tricia is a self-advocate from Spring Lake Park, Minnesota. Tricia has been involved with The Arc Minnesota for

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Public Policy |
Waiver Reimagine Phase II

What is Waiver Reimagine? Waiver Reimagine is ongoing work at the Department of Human Services (DHS) to make system-level changes

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News |
COVID-19 Vaccine for Youth with Disabilities: Information for Caregivers (Multiple Languages)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 12 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccination. People with

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Public Policy |
Preparing for Back-to-School

We are officially in Back-to-School season. While there are many things to consider in preparing for school, we want to

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

Meet Terri! Terri is a self-advocate from Winona, Minnesota. She’s been involved in self-advocacy groups for five years. She is

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News |
Changing the Landscape of Home and Community Based Services

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) include a broad range of supports for people who have disabilities. The goal is that

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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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