Held in Albany, NY on October 11th and 12th The Arc New York’s Fall 2018 Board of Governors meeting featured artists from our chapter, the election of the new Board President and important conversations about challenges in the field of disabilities services.
AHRC NYC Leadership thanked staff for their valued work on new initiatives for the organization, at an event held in Lower Manhattan.
AHRC NYC In the News: The Rockaway Times Covers Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Far Rockaway Center
On October 11, 2018, The Rockaway Times published an article about the Breast Cancer Awareness Day event, recently hosted at AHRC New York City's Far Rockaway Center.
People living in AHRC NYC's Queens-based residential programs participated in a 12-week education/support group aimed at living with and managing diabetes.
Through engaging discussions held across New York City, AHRC NYC staff facilitated conversations between all stakeholders about what's going well, what's not going so well, and what direction we [AHRC NYC] are going in the future.
Self-advocates from across AHRC NYC have begun to lobby the MTA for the changes they would like to see in public transit.
November 14th Topic: Planning for the Future – Guardianship, Alternatives, Trusts and Health Care Decisions
AHRC New York City's, Kara McGuinness-Hickey, Director of Legal Services, will provide families with an overview of their options for planning for the future of their loved one(s) with a disability.
People Supported at AHRC NYC's Cyril Weinberg Day Center joined forces with volunteers from KIND snack corporation to beautify the center's garden.
Marco Damiani, CEO of AHRC New York City, was honored by Friends of Asha Niketan and Rep. Yvette Clarke.
AHRC NYC's Communications Coordinator, Dylan Watton discusses how his early career as a Community Support Professional continues to impact his work today.
Job Coach, Crucelina Motta LaSalle, supports people with disabilities as they perform their daily job functions.
Johanna Milian-Vargas, Higher Education Support Professional, at AHRC New York City's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at Hostos Community College reflects upon her professional career.
Community Support Professional, Tanya Lee, loves her job, and takes great pride in the successes of the people she supports as they practice their communication skills.
Colleagues of CSP, Sanjida Chowdhury, share their thanks and appreciation for the work she does to help people to use technology to communicate and express themselves.
Seth Krakauer, AHRC NYC's Employee Development Manager, was honored by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, (NADSP) at its annual conference with the John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Advocacy and Leadership.
Direct Support Professional, Alricka Francis's initiatives at Bellerose Residence include a recycling program, gardening, cooking, and accompanying residents during their trips to community engagement activities.
People receiving services and supports through AHRC NYC's Joseph T. Weingold Adult Day Center assemble thank you gift bags for the Direct Support Professionals who impact their lives each day.
Matthew Estep, AHRC NYC's Self-Advocacy Advisor supports people in sharing their passions and interests, on a personal level, and at the state level.
Artists from AHRC NYC's Kings Highway Adult Day Center collaborate to create a gift for the organization's new CEO, Marco R. Damiani.
Community Support Professional, Natalya Kravtsova, encourages healthy lifestyles as she supports people with disabilities.
On Friday, August 10, 2018, readers congregated at AHRC NYC Headquarters to discuss which books they have read over the past few months.
As of September 1, 2018, AHRC New York City will assume responsibility for the residential programs on Staten Island that were previously operated by Volunteers of America.
On July 20, 2018, graduates of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program participated in the first-ever graduate retreat, a weekend trip to Philadelphia.
People from AHRC NYC's Adult Day Services joined together to honor the work of Suzanne Caiazzo-Gold with an extravagant musical production.
In early August, Christopher Siani of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at CSI threw out the first pitch at Staten Island Yankees game.