AHRC NYC’s 73rd Annual Meeting presented the admirable accomplishments of eight neurodiverse people while looking back on another successful year providing the highest quality supports and the exciting opportunities lying ahead.
A White House roundtable with parents and staff from AHRC New York City was held in August, to discuss enhancing Medicaid funding for Home and Community-Based Services, strengthening and expanding access to HCBS, and promoting recruitment and retention of Direct Support Professionals.
AHRC NYC’s 72nd Annual Meeting showcased the resiliency of people supported and staff members after an immensely challenging year. The virtual event brought together more than 200 members of the AHRC NYC family as they welcomed in a new President of the Board of Directors and celebrated the widespread accomplishments of eight special people.
Self-advocates supported by AHRC New York City were invited by The Arc New York to reflect on what Autism Awareness Month means to them.
AHRC NYC's Recreation Supervisor explains how he and the people he supports have used technology to remain connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, AHRC NYC staff have traveled the five boroughs of NYC to ensure that the people who we support and their families remain safe.
Workers supported through AHRC NYC's Employment and Business Services continued to keep New York City moving throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Residential Services and Day Services staff members have worked together to keep residents happy and engaged throughout the pandemic.
Teachers and students in AHRC NYC schools are learning and growing together despite the challenges of remote learning and COVID-19.
The Thurman Munson Awards supporting the AHRC NYC Foundation raised more than $450,000 to support programs for people supported by AHRC New York City.
amNY spotlights AHRC New York City's Advance and Earn, a FREE 20-week program developed and funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development for youth ages 16-24 residing in NYC.
AHRC New York City announced the dedication of its first school on Staten Island, James P. Murphy Staten Island Preparatory School, on October 19, 2020, during a small in-person ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Kyle Mendez’s employment at the Museum of the City of New York is an example of effective alliances between like-minded organizations—AHRC NYC, the museum, and the FAR Fund.
We remember and celebrate the lives of people with disabilities and AHRC NYC staff who we have lost to COIVD-19 in recent months.
The vital work of AHRC NYC's frontline staff during the COVID-19 pandemic was truly extraordinary. We thank our direct support staff for everything they do each day to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
George Oliphant, a friend to AHRC NYC, remodeled its Bloomberg Apartments in Jamaica, Queens, uplifting staff and residents alike.
AHRC NYC’s 71st Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom on Thursday, September 25, 2020, allowing more stakeholders than ever to join and reflect on a year like no other.
Throughout the week, it will be our privilege to celebrate the work our Direct Support Professionals do to help people with disabilities make the most of their rights and opportunities.
The lights may be down on Broadway, but the stars of AHRC NYC’s Our Broadway continue to shine!