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The Arc Minnesota responds to coronavirus

Good Afternoon, I would like to provide an update about The Arc Minnesota’s upcoming services, programming, and events in light

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Ask an Advocate: Women’s History Month

Q: I am a teacher planning for Women’s History Month. I want my students to see a wide range of

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Stories |
Local business expands with help from microgrant

Keith owns his own business, FreeSpirit North. He hand dips 100% silk scarves and turns them into beautiful accessories. These

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Ask An Advocate: Transition Planning

Q: I want to help prepare my daughter with a disability for life after high school. She sees her older

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Events |
Microgrant helps local author publish book of poetry

Author John Fransen is passionate about writing poetry and dreamed of publishing his work. He applied for funds from the

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Ask an Advocate: Can The Arc help with housing?

Q: I am an adult with a disability and have a CADI waiver. I am searching for housing and I

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Stories |
How a microgrant helped one woman save for a home and college

Margaret Ann needed help with transportation so she could keep her job while she completed a training program and looked

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Ask An Advocate: Self-Advocacy Groups at The Arc Minnesota

Q: I keep hearing about the Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee (SAAC), but I’m not sure what that committee is. Can you

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Ask an Advocate: Calling your county

Q: I have a question about an application I submitted to the county, and I can’t get ahold of anyone

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Stories |
How $500 Changed Ben’s Life

The Minnesota Microgrant Partnership offers grants to people with disabilities, asking them “How could $500 change your life?” In the

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Stories |
Share your story of true belonging for the Arc Gala

What does it mean to truly belong? Here at The Arc Minnesota, we envision an equitable society where people with

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Ask an Advocate: Account Validation Service (AVS)

Q: I received a letter from the county asking me to return a document in order to stay on Medical

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