Marian Leist Nominated for the Excellence in Advocacy Award Congratulations to Marian Leist, Vice President of Advocacy and New Business Development at Harc. Marian is a nominee for the 2019 Excellence in Advocacy Award. These awards are given out at the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference in … Read more about Marian Nominated for Advocacy Award
Below please find the letter that was submitted to the House Committee on Ways and Means with links to the testimony submitted by Harc's President and CEO, Andrea Barton Reeves and her colleagues. This is regarding the concerns of the added burdensome tax and administrative expenses that were … Read more about Harc Advocacy In Action!
Thank you to everyone who attended Have a Harc Day! We had a great turnout for the event, which included legislators, Harc participants, families and friends! Thank you to everyone who spoke and shared their story! Here are some pictures highlighting our fantastic day. Suzanne, Harc advocate, … Read more about Have a Harc Day 2019
Come Join Us at 10 AM at the Legislative Office Building Room 1C State Rep. Jay Case will host! Our advocates will speak about challenges they face and how legislators can help. It's a wonderful day for Harc participants, families and friends. We hope to see many of our legislators there and an … Read more about Come Join Us for Have a Harc Day!
The self advocates at Harc wish you a Happy Holidays! On Wednesday the Advocacy Club, What's Happening* celebrated with a holiday party and gift exchange. In the coming months they will be gearing up for Have a Harc Day, which is February 14 (Valentine's Day) at 10 AM. Advocates will visit … Read more about Happy Holidays From Our Advocates!
Margaret V. Tedone, founded HARC Inc. Margaret is honored to pay tribute to her role as a founding member of HARC and as an outspoken pioneer in 1951 for a forgotten segment of society: people with disabilities. She was a tireless leader in the efforts to secure human and civil rights for persons … Read more about Harc’s 65th Anniversary
HARC has joined the #PeopleMatter Advocacy Campaign created by the CT Community Providers Association (CCPA).The goal of the campaign is to create a unified voice and one message from all health and human service providers: "Priorities Matter. People Matter. Please restore funding for health and … Read more about #PeopleMatter Advocacy Campaign
Harc Board Members Susan Staunton and Najib Habesch opened their homes to host advocacy meetings with their legislators. The discussions focused on the vital programs and services Harc provides and what the legislators can do to help individuals with intellectual disability and their … Read more about Legislative House Parties