Stories That Need to be Heard on February 28th

I often have the privilege as The Arc Minnesota’s Communications Director to be present when individuals with disabilities and families share personal stories about the struggles they face.  These stories lend urgency to my work [...]

February 13th, 2017|

The ACA: A Matter of Health and So Much More

The U.S. House and Senate have each passed a budget resolution that begins the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  In response, Peter Berns (photo), The Arc of the U.S. Executive Director, shared [...]

February 6th, 2017|

Moving Stories Show Need for Parental Fee Relief

Parents shared compelling testimony on the impact of parental fees last Saturday, January 28th at the town hall meeting held by the Coalition to Lower Minnesota MA/TEFRA Parental Fees at the Minnesota Dept. of Education [...]

January 30th, 2017|

Join Us Jan. 28; Hear Our Parental Fee Stories

This Saturday, January 28th, I and a number of other parents will share our stories about the unaffordable parental fees our families pay.   I hope you’ll join us that afternoon from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

What’s Your Story?

In the spring of 2015, Lori Richardson shared her family story with us.  Her son Ryan had been seeking a job and had been frustrated in his search.  Lori sent us their story, which was [...]

January 17th, 2017|

ACA’s Benefits Could Be Taken Away; Act NOW!

Saturday, January 7th, Senator Al Franken hosted a meeting with nonprofit organizations to discuss the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   I attended the meeting, along with Gene Martinez, The Arc Greater Twin Cities; [...]

January 10th, 2017|