The Arc and other nonprofit organizations can ensure that candidates for office at all levels are paying attention to the issues that matter most to us. We encourage advocates to ask candidates where they stand on important issues, and provide information on the realities that people with I/DD and their families face when elected officials don’t understand the impact of their actions. At the federal level, The Arc cares about many issues. Some of the important issues for candidates to understand this year include:
There are many ways that advocates can work to educate candidate about our issues.
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