AHRC NYC commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with its second annual Day of Service.
News 12 Brooklyn: AHRC Praises MTA Pilot Project Bringing Accessibility to Jay Street-MetroTech Station
News 12 Brooklyn broadcast a story about a new accessibility project underway at the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in downtown Brooklyn, for travelers of all abilities. Self-advocates supported by AHRC NYC toured the station, providing their impressions.
AHRC New York City hosted legislators, self-advocates, and parents in meetings held in each borough during November and December 2019.
People with intellectual and other developmental disabilities will give back to the community on Martin Luther King Day.
Self-Advocates from AHRC NYC toured the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in downtown Brooklyn to experience the station's new accessibility features.
Betty Pendler New York League rang in the holidays with a festival of music and dance at the historic Nuyorican Poets Café in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
ASN Article: Learning Neurodiversity in a College Program for Middle / High School Students with ASD
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 27) contains an article about Pace University's outreach program with the AHRC Middle / High School, (MHS) in which Pace students mentor MHS students with ASD to create personalized projects related to geography using virtual reality sites on the internet.
In October, MTA New York City Transit launched a pilot Accessible Station Lab at the busy Jay Street-Metrotech station in downtown Brooklyn. NYCT staff are evaluating public feedback from travelers who are using the station's "living lab" to see its potential to make subway stations more accessible for riders of all abilities.
ASN Article: Mental Health News Education, Inc. Announces Honorees of Upcoming Leadership Awards Reception
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 17) contains a special announcement about AHRC New York City's CEO, Marco Damiani, who is among the list of four prominent leaders who will be honored at Mental Health News Education, Inc.'s Leadership Awards Reception in June, at the NYU Kimmel Center.
ASN Article: How Mobile Technology Groups Benefit People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 10) includes an article by AHRC New York City's Technology Deployment Specialist/Trainer, Charles Umaña, who works with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to use new technologies to achieve their own chosen goals.
With its 70th Anniversary Meeting from November 14th through November 16th, The Arc New York celebrated seven decades of supporting people with I/DD and their families.
AHRC New York City residences took part in an experience of a lifetime, sailing on a seven-day cruise to Florida and the Bahamas.
On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the Rivera Fund for Social Policy, in conjunction with the Social Work Department of the College of Staten Island, sponsored a Public Conversation on Employment.
AHRC NYC and HSBC have entered into a partnership that will create volunteering and other opportunities for HSBC employees, working with AHRC NYC employees, and people supported by AHRC NYC programs.
Artists supported through AHRC NYC programs exhibited their artwork in The Other Art Fair, held at the Brooklyn Expo Center in the Greenpoint neighborhood in Brooklyn from November 8th - November 10th.
After years of financial struggle, Walter now has a stable home, people who know and care about him, and a neighborhood where he belongs, at AHRC NYC's Parkside Terrace.
When Samantha Cheung moved into her new home, she was, at first, unhappy, but when the residential staff began to use person-centered planning to support her wishes, she changed her mind.
CUNY Features AHRC NYC’s Riggio College Program, Willowbrook Legacy and More in New Mini-Documentary
Our partners at CUNY look back at the dark history of Staten Island’s Willowbrook State School, and show how the College of Staten Island has reversed that shameful legacy to now honor people with disabilities.
AM New York Features Internship Partnership between AHRC New York City and the Department of Social Services
Partnership for Inclusive Internships, a joint effort between the Department of Social Services (DSS) and AHRC New York City, provides internship opportunities to people with physical disabilities, mental illness, and autism, tailoring to specific needs and skills.
Salesforce, a company that employs workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities, interviews AHRC New York City's CEO, Marco Damiani and Shauna Lozada, Marketing Director for AHRC NYC’s Employment and Business Services department, discussing workplace accessibility and the positive results that employees with disabilities have gained through employment.
Bronx News 12 broadcast a story about the artists of AHRC NYC's Artech Collective, who are preparing to display their creative works at The Other Art Fair, the prestigious independent artist showcase, returning for its Fall edition from November 7th through the 11th at the Brooklyn Expo Center.
New York State Senator Andrew Gounardes visited AHRC NYC’s Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary School on October 15th, touring the school, meeting students, teachers, staff, and parents, and presenting a check for $25,000 from funding he secured in this year’s state budget.
AHRC NYC at The Arc’s 2019 National Convention; Dr. Harriet Golden Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
AHRC New York City had a number of presenters at The Arc's National Conference, as well as honoree, Harriet Golden who received the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Canarsie Courier Article: NYS Senator Andrew Gounardes Visits AHRC NYC’s Brookyln Blue Feather Elementary School
The Canarsie Courier has published an article about New York State Senator Andrew Gounardes's recent visit to AHRC New York City's Brooklyn Blue Feather Elelmentary School, to meet with teachers, students, and parents.
Aiyanna Burris, Markel Cardona-Cruz, Jermaine Larmon, and Tiana Harbour secured seasonal work at the U.S Open through AHRC New York City’s Pathway to Employment program.