About The Arc's Advocacy Opportunities
The Arc disseminates Action Alerts and background information on local, state and national issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.
For a list of current issues CLICK HERE for The Arc of New Jersey Action Center,
or HERE for The Arc of The United States Action Center.
Family Advocacy Program
"Your action now will determine the future for your loved one."
The Arc´s Family Advocacy program brings together family members from all of the chapters of The Arc in New Jersey to advocate for positive changes in public policy focused on improving the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The program has two components:
- The Families Network
This action oriented network of families receives regular e-mail updates on public policy issues and are asked to respond through e-mails, faxes and occasional phone calls.
- Click here to join The Families Network.
An action oriented group of self-advocates (people with a disability), caring citizens and professionals in the field who would like to receive regular e-mail updates on public policy issues and are asked to respond through e-mails, faxes and occasional phone calls.