Advocates call for an 8.5% cost of living adjustment for direct service professionals in the next state budget, citing rising costs and "historic underfunding," of nonprofit organizations offering direct support to people with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
The Arc of the United States, AHRC New York City’s national partner for disability advocacy, held its first in-person National Convention since 2019.
Dozens of workers who care for people with disabilities converged at the Capitol Wednesday, calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to invest in a workforce that has seen record turnover and staffing shortages, complicating the lives of thousands of New York residents living with disabilities.
NADSP has announced 17 human service organizations, AHRC NYC among them, that have been chosen for the New York State Credentialing Pilot 2022/2023.
AHRC NYC joined Pace University to host a screening of the renowned documentary In a Different Key, which will air coast-to-coast on PBS on December 13th.
After nearly 50 years of supporting students, adults, & their guardians, longtime advocate, Gary Shulman features his perspective in a new book of poetry.
Nov 6th Event: "Beyond Limitations" is a group exhibition of mixed media works created by artists with intellectual & developmental disabilities whose art practice is based in Queens.
AHRC New York City is proud to have been accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership since 2014, and is pleased to announce our re-accreditation for CQL's Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation.
Christina Howell, Assistant Director of AHRC NYC's Residential Services in Queens, believes that excellence is achieved through the support of colleagues who can serve as mentors and teachers.
AHRC NYC’s Partnership for Inclusive Internships is being honored by ACCES-VR as a statewide winner of the organization's 2022 National Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards.
AHRC New York City staff members connected with colleagues throughout the disability sector at the 2022 CQL Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
During National Disability Employment Awareness Month AHRC NYC Honors the Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum which provides employment opportunities to neurodiverse interns.
AHRC New York City joined allies in the long fight for disability justice at the official opening of the Willowbrook Mile at the College of Staten Island.
Asante Breland reflects on his journey and identity as a gay Black man as part of Project SHINE.
Advocates from AHRC NYC & other partners in the quest for social justice & equality for people with disabilities came together for a virtual version of the 2022 Disability Pride Parade.
As reported in ASN, if two people with disabilities marry, they both could lose 25% of their SSI benefits. Public officials have recently introduced bills which would allow people with disabilities to marry without losing critical benefits or facing penalties.
As reported by silive.com, AHRC New York City's Advance & Earn program is working with New York City youth on Staten Island to prepare the next generation of professionals with high-level training in the disability field.
The 2022 season at our camps featured the return of many counselors who made their returns to America after early three full years away because of COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions.