The Arc Central Chesapeake Region seeks to inform the community on ways that they can affect policy and change the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. There are several ways that you can get involved listed below, but never hesitate to contact us!
The Arc CCR’s Action Alert Network
If you have a special interest in public policy/governmental affairs issues and want to keep up with the latest happenings in the Maryland General Assembly and the U.S. Congress, this network is for you. We let Network members know when action is needed on key issues affecting individuals with developmental disabilities. To join, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and give us your contact information and we’ll be sure you receive action alerts and important updates.
Coalition Launches End the Wait Now Campaign
Want to do something about people currently on the MD Developmental Disabilities Administration waiting list for community services. Join the End the Wait Now Campaign. For more information, visit www.endthewaitnow.com
Make Your Voice Heard
To further assist you in making phone calls or sending letters and e-mails, visit www.mlis.state.md.us for State legislators and their addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Also, visit www.gov.state.md.us for information on Governor O’Malley’s address, phone number and e-mail.
The Arc of the Central Chesapeake’s public policy/governmental affairs activities are carried out in coordination and cooperation with The Arc of Maryland, The Arc of the United States and other state and national advocacy and coalition groups pursuing common and related public policy objectives.
To review the current public policy/governmental affairs goals of visit The Arc Maryland’s website at www.thearcmd.org . To review the current public policy/governmental affairs goals of The Arc United States visit www.thearc.org .