Claire Manning

Claire ManningDirector of Advocacy & Mobilization 

Claire Manning joined The Arc in March 2017 as the Director of Advocacy & Mobilization, bringing a decade of experience in grassroots organizing and issue advocacy. Prior to joining The Arc, Claire served in several roles at Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), including Health Center Advocacy program manager, where she worked with state and local affiliates to empower patients through grassroots engagement.

She also directed an Affordable Care Act & Medicaid enrollment program at the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association, supporting health centers across the country in developing and managing outreach plans to enroll patients in new health coverage.  A veteran of numerous local, state, and national political campaigns, Claire is passionate about The Arc’s mission, and is looking forward to partnering with chapters to engage activists and create positive change on key policy issues for people with I/DD.