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DSP Coalition Secures $20M in FY18 Budget

July 5, 2017
This article was originally published by The Arc of New Jersey on July 6, 2017.  On July 4th, Governor Christie signed the FY18 Budget and it includes $20 million for increased wages for DSPs. We worked tirelessly these past 12 months as Chair of… Read More

The Arc of Essex County Kicks Off Fiscal Year 17-18 with a New Three-Year Strategic Plan

July 3, 2017
With the transition to the fee-for-service model in full swing and the 3-year strategic plan developed in 2014 coming to an end, The Arc of Essex County and its Board of Directors have been busy evaluating its effectiveness and planning for the… Read More

Board Members Elected for The Arc of Essex County and The Candle Lighters

June 27, 2017
Trustees, advisory board members, and officers were elected to the Board of Directors for The Arc of Essex County during the June 26th Annual Membership Meeting.  Officer Appointments: Third Vice President:  Benjamin Proce Treasurer:  Gary… Read More

Large Crowd Gathers for Annual Membership Meeting & Free Housing Workshop

June 27, 2017
More than 50 members of The Arc of Essex County attended the Annual Membership Meeting & Free Housing Workshop hosted on Monday, June 26th at the main office in Livingston.  Presented alongside The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute and the… Read More

Speaking Out Against Proposed Healthcare Reform

June 26, 2017
On Friday, June 23th Linda Lucas, CEO of The Arc of Essex County and long-time supporter and parent, Eileen Stuart, participated in a press conference with U.S. Senator Bob Menendez at the Newark Community Health Center.  During the press conference,… Read More

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