THE ARC OF IOWA BELIEF

All people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are entitled to human and civil rights. These rights include the rights to autonomy, dignity, family, justice, life, liberty, equality, self-determination, community participation, property, health, well-being, access to voting, and equality of opportunity.  Learn more...

WORK GROUP DEVELOPMENTS

Direct Support Professional Crisis in Iowa

  • Iowa Caregivers Association - Day at the Capital March 12, 2020, 7:30 am to noon
  • National Congressional Testimony on the Caregiver Crisis - Nicole Jorwic
  • Community Catalyst Report - Service Disrupted; Managed Long Term Services and Supports Falling Short for Adults with Intellectual ad Developmental Disabilities.  

MEDICAID ADVISORY COUNCIL


LIVABLE HOMES COALITION


THE ARC OF IOWA BOARD CHAIR IN THE NEWS 11/2/19


LIVE COVERAGE OF THE PRESIDENTIAL FORUM IN CEDAR RAPIDS 11/2/19


DISABILITY RIGHTS IOWA GRANT TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE IOWA CAUCUS EVENTS.  

ADVOCACY WORK GROUP MEETINGS

SEP 2019 -  Meeting Minutes
NOV 2019 - Advocacy Update

MEMBERS

Paula Connolley - The Ask Resource Center
Doug Cunningham - The Arc of Iowa
Dave Heaton - Retired Republican Legislator
Dawn Francis - Centers for Independent Living
Julie Beckett - Advocate and Arc of Iowa Liaison
Lisa Hedden - Retired Democratic Legislator
Michael Hoenig - University Center for DD

Contact Your Legislator

2019 Legislative Email - List