Nationally, our initiatives touch almost every aspect of life in the community. By sharing our knowledge and conducting trainings and events, our programs help connect communities and inform efforts to broaden inclusion across the country.
The Arc of Iowa is a group of volunteers from our communities that seek to build a more inclusive world for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join us in thanking individuals like you!
The Arc of Iowa designed the Circles of Connection Committee to respond to disability related unmet needs in the community. Follow the link to monitor our progress and join in the fight to make Iowa a better place for everyone.
There are a lot of ways to help make a difference with The Arc of Iowa. From supporting the vending program, sitting on a committee, joining the board, or donating resources. Your time, talent and treasure is meaningful and needed.
Advocating in Iowa
For nearly 70 years, The Arc has been at the forefront of the fight for the civil rights and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families, playing a lead role in major victories in civil rights, community living, education, income security, and other important issues.
The Arc of Iowa focuses on issues that affect Iowans with disabilities and their caregivers. We work to build a more inclusive world for everyone.