Dear HARC family and friends, Governor Malloy’s proposed budget cuts an additional $15 million dollars from the Connecticut DDS budget. When added to the Governor's rescissions last fall of $21 million, the DDS budget has been slashed by $36 million dollars. THIS MUST END! Governor … Read more about Tell Your Elected Officials: Don’t Gut DDS Budget!
In partnership with CCPA, CT Nonprofits and the Arc CT, HARC is participating in ‘Save Our Services’, to be held at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on May 7th from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. HARC is inviting all its families and participants with their job coaches and staff to the … Read more about Save Our Services – LOB – May 7th, 2013
This article was published in 2008 explaining HARC's decision to change its name from the Hartford Association of Retarded Citizens to HARC, Inc. Amid the bullying, misuse and misunderstanding that still surrounds the r-word today, we thought we’d re-print this editorial about HARC changing its … Read more about Misuse Of Name Leads To Hurt, Change
HARC parent Joe Duffy recently wrote an insightful editorial in the Hartford Courant asking, "Who Will Care for Katie?", his adult daughter and HARC client after he and his wife are no longer able. HARC parent Joe Duffy speaking at Save the Safety Net rally in January 2013 Please … Read more about Amid Stark State Cuts, A Father’s Plea: Who Will Care for Katie?
The Glastonbury Citizen recently published an editorial in reaction to HARC’s online Advocacy efforts. In response, Dr. Stephen Becker, HARC President/CEO and Andrea Barton Reeves, HARC Vice President, Administration, wrote a rebuttal in which The Glastonbury Citizen published. Both articles appear … Read more about HARC Advocacy Efforts: Glastonbury Citizen Article & HARC Rebuttal
This action is complete - thank you for taking part. Dear Harc Families and Friends, We are still shocked and saddened by the horrific events in Newtown. The loss of so many precious lives is just so senseless and our hearts and prayers go out to the families who are grieving so deeply. In … Read more about Call Your Legislator Before the Special Budget Sessions on December 19 and 20.
This action is complete - thank you for taking part. Please visit HARC's Advocacy Center for the latest HARC news. A Message from Andrea Barton Reeves, Vice President, Administration Dear HARC Friends & Families: Please read this important message from the Connecticut Community Providers … Read more about Call-In to Governor Malloy to Protest DDS Budget Cuts
This action is complete - thank you for taking part. Please visit HARC's Advocacy Center for the latest HARC news. An Advocacy Update: 1 ) The candidate forum HARC had planned to co-sponsor, scheduled for October 23 at the Village For Families and Children, has been canceled. Your voice can … Read more about Advocacy Announcement: October 19, 2012