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.
The Fall 2019 edition of Autism Spectrum News features an article written by Lynn Berman, Media Consultant for AHRC New York City, about a partnership between AHRC New York City and Salesforce that provides meaningful work to adults on the autism spectrum.
Four honorees were celebrated at the annual Friends of Asha Niketan luncheon in Coney Island.
On Saturday, September 21st the staff and residents of AHRC NYC's Fineson IRA bid a fond farewell to summer with an end-of-summer backyard blow-out!
The Staten Island Advance has announced an upcoming art exhibition in an article about the artist, Joe DeCandido, a graduate of AHRC NYC’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island. His college experience provided opportunities for Joe to make the most of his artistic talents.
Marco Damiani discusses the history of the NYU Dentistry Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities with host, Amr Moursi, DDS, PhD, during an interview on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio.
Join us at John Jay College to learn about college opportunities for high school students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and their families
Patch.com has featured an article about a recent international visit to an AHRC NYC program by members of SHEKEL-Inclusion for People with Disabilities, a, I/DD service provider in Israel.
eParent.com Features Story about NYU Dentistry’s New Oral Health Center for People With Disabilities
eParent.com has featured an article about NYU College of Dentistry's new Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities.
Meet some of the Direct Support Professionals who work to provide quality services to the residents of AHRC NYC’s Mitchell and Susan Bloomberg Apartments.
Counselors serve a vital role, creating unforgettable memories each summer with guests of AHRC NYC's upstate camps.
Some art teachers ask everyone to do the same project. Jon Bunge finds out what excites the artist and encourages them to make the most of their creativity to express their passion.
On Tuesday, September 3, people supported and staff members at Joseph T. Weingold Day Center in Elmhurst, Queens, said “Shalom!” to Shekel, a service provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Israel.