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?
Saturday, March 9th and Sunday March 10th, 2013 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Connecticut Convention Center Harc is an exhibitor for this upcoming weekend’s NBC Connecticut Health & Wellness Festival. Last year the festival provided more than 100 free medical screenings, demonstrations, seminars and … Read more about Harc Exhibitor at NBC Connecticut Health & Wellness Festival
February 28, 2013 Dear Friends, The past 36 years have been an incredible period in our quest to create social change for individuals and families challenged by intellectual disability. Through advocacy and litigation, it became universally clear that isolating people in large state … Read more about HARC Executive Transition Announcement
The second annual "Have a Harc" day was held at the State Capitol on Thursday, February 14, 2013. David Schuster with Rep. Jason Rojas Representative Jason Rojas held a roundtable discussion for HARC at 3:00 PM in Room 1C of the Legislative Office Building. Forty people attended the event, … Read more about Have a HARC Day
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
Not too many people are wild about jumping into the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of February, but fortunately for HARC, an organization serving people with intellectual disability and their families in the Greater Hartford area, there are a number of people willing to do just that. Harc Penguin … Read more about “Freezin’ for a Reason”
Hello HarcFamily and Friends, We invite you to attend this year's "Have a Harc" day at the State Capitol on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Representative Jason Rojas will be hosting a press conference for us at 3:00 PM in Room 1C of the Legislative Office Building. "Have a Harc" day is a … Read more about Have a Harc day at the State Capitol