Self Advocates Take a Cooking Class with the Healthy Lifestyles Project

January 27th, 2020

The Arc of Essex County’s Self Advocacy group joined the New Jersey Self Advocacy Project on Wednesday, January 29 at Classic Thyme cooking school in Westfield as part of its #HealthyLifestylesProject!  The group enjoyed learning to make garlic knots, homemade pasta & sauce, and more!

The Healthy Lifestyles Project (HLP) is a program of The Arc of New Jersey and receives funding through a grant awarded by the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. The program aims to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with functional education about the importance of healthy choices related to diet, exercise, and stress management.