Public Policy Partners

Thank you to our partners for your support of our public policy work! Your generosity allows us to continue working

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Invest in Special Education

We are also working with the Coalition for Children with Disabilities to develop legislative “asks” aimed at improving and investing

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Expand Affordable Housing Options

Issue: Individuals with disabilities and people in direct support professions are struggling to find accessible, affordable housing options throughout Minnesota. This

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Stabilize Home and Community Based Services

Issue: The Best Life Alliance 2019 legislative proposal ends a destabilizing cut to community-based services rates due to federal action, and

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Improve Consumer Directed Community Supports

Issue: Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) offers people accessing Medical Assistance (MA) waivers a range of options in effectively managing their

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Prevent Sexual Violence & Abuse

Issue: National data shows that individuals with I/DD experience sexual violence at a rate seven times higher than others who do

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Establish the Minnesota Inclusion Initiative

Issue: For many years, the Minnesota legislature has funded training for self-advocates with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn about public

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Reduce MA TEFRA Parental Fees

Issue: Since 1990, the state has imposed a sliding scale parental fee on families accessing services and supports for their children

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Making a Gift of Stock to The Arc Minnesota

Gifts of stock are a great way to support The Arc Minnesota and people with disabilities in the community! If

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Master Pooled Trust — Frequently Asked Questions

The Arc Minnesota is no longer enrolling new Master Pooled Trust clients. As of January 1, 2022, Lutheran Social Service

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Budget Stretchers

The Arc Minnesota promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, actively supporting individuals and

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Transportation Resources

Transportation is important to all of us. It is how we get to work, shop, dine, see family and friends,

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