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The Arc of Philadelphia’s mission is to advocate with and for all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, to promote active citizenship, self-determination, and full inclusion.


  • Participants who regularly go out in the community

    89%

  • Hours spent in the community

    20,000

  • Volunteers in 2017

    125

  • Program Participants

    300

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I WANT TO WORK

I WANT TO WORK

In celebration of National Disability Awareness Month (NDEAM), Brandon from The Arc of Philadelphia met with Rep. James Roebuck to discuss the importance of part-time employment, summer jobs and internships for young people with disabilities. ‪#‎IWantToWorkWeek‬ ‪#‎IWantToWork‬ ‪(PA HB 2405) #‎NDEAM‬

Photo by: Bonnie Squires