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Arc Race Registration Open EARLY!

Arc Race Registration Open EARLY!

Mar 1, 2017 - In celebration of this unseasonably warm weather, we have opened online registration for our
Dunkin' Run Arc Race EARLY!

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Become a part of the Butterfly Gallery

Become a part of the Butterfly Gallery

Mar 1, 2017 - Our Butterfly Gallery is taking flight, thanks to your support, in the form of beautiful
butterflies flying throughout the halls of the Arc of Onondaga community.

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Call Your Legislators

Call Your Legislators

Feb 2, 2017 - CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE and tell them to include $45 million in NEW living wage funding in their house budgets!
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NOW HIRING! Arc of Onondaga Open House

NOW HIRING! Arc of Onondaga Open House

Jan 6, 2017 - Discover a career. Advance your future. Make a difference. Come and learn about the many opportunities Arc has to offer. Click below to read more and register!
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SADA Charity Preview

SADA Charity Preview

Dec 28, 2016 - The Syracuse Auto Dealers Association is presenting its 19th Annual Charity Preview Gala to
herald the opening of its annual Auto Expo and help local charities in their fundraising efforts.
And this year, the Arc of Onondaga Foundation is proud to be one of the local charities that will
benefit from the ticket sales to the 2017 event!

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Legislative Listening Forum

Legislative Listening Forum

Nov 16, 2016 - The field of services to support people with developmental disabilities is continuing to change rapidly. How have recent changes affected you and your loved one(s)?

This is YOUR opportunity to share your thoughts and concerns about OPWDD initiatives that sounded better than they turned out, and future initiatives that youd like to discuss.

This is YOUR chance to tell your representatives what you think and what you need.
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News Conference Highlights Need to Increase Wages for DSP's

News Conference Highlights Need to Increase Wages for DSP's

Oct 18, 2016 - Over 150 people turned out last week at a news conference to show their support in providing a livable wage to Direct Support Professionals.
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#bFair2DirectCare

#bFair2DirectCare

Sep 20, 2016 - Upcoming Syracuse News Conference Highlights Need to Increase Pay for Direct
Support Workers

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Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week!

Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week!

Sep 15, 2016 - SEE how Arc celebrated Direct Support Professionals Week! Thank you, DSPs, for ALL that you do!

WATCH THIS!
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Arc Race Huge Success!

Arc Race Huge Success!

Sep 14, 2016 - Over 1,000 runners, walkers and volunteers showed up to support Arc. Click here for times, pictures and to read more.
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Arc honors Stephen Richardson at 22nd Achievement Awards Dinner

Arc honors Stephen Richardson at 22nd Achievement Awards Dinner

Jun 13, 2016 - Stephen Richardson was awarded with Arc's highest honor, the Person of the Year Award, at the annual Achievement Awards Dinner. Click here to read more and watch his video.
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Arc elects new board members at annual meeting

Arc elects new board members at annual meeting

May 23, 2016 - Arc of Onondaga recently held its annual Meeting of the Membership in which long-time board member, Chris Centore, was sworn in as president.
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2016 Membership Campaign

2016 Membership Campaign

Mar 17, 2016 - Arc chapters are continuously facing budget reductions which threaten the entire structure of how we operate. Please help us by joining our membership campaign.
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Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word

Mar 1, 2016 - Spread the Word to End the Word!
A national campaign educating teens about the stigmatizing use of the word retard in common vernacular

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Call the Governor before it's too late!

Call the Governor before it's too late!

Jan 25, 2016 - Call Gov. Cuomo and your legislators today! Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $15 minimum wage for all workers but he failed to put funding in for Direct Support Professionals, special education staff, and other low-wage workers whose rate is set by the State.
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Syracuse Auto Dealers Charity Preview Night

Syracuse Auto Dealers Charity Preview Night

Nov 13, 2015 - Arc of Onondaga has been selected as one of the charities to join the black tie preview night on February 10, 2016!
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It Matters to Me

It Matters to Me

Oct 30, 2015 - NYSARC, Inc. is proud to share this 6-minute video that highlights the key issues of the "It Matters To Me" grassroots advocacy campaign -- new residential and day opportunities, higher wages for direct support professionals, employment choice, and saving preschool programs. These are just some of the issues important to family members, the individuals Arc Chapters support, and our dedicated staff
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Arc of Onondaga Receives CQL Accreditation

Arc of Onondaga Receives CQL Accreditation

Sep 21, 2015 - Arc of Onondaga is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a three-year National Accreditation from CQL - the Council on Quality and Leadership - an internationally recognized non-profit agency which is dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for people receiving human services.
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Dunkin' Run Arc Race 2015 Results Are In!

Dunkin' Run Arc Race 2015 Results Are In!

Sep 12, 2015 - Dunkin' Run Arc Race 2015 Results Are In!
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Dunkin' Run Arc Race Almost Here

Dunkin' Run Arc Race Almost Here

Aug 26, 2015 - Dunkin' Run Arc Race almost here. Still time to register!
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Arc Race Registration Open EARLY!

Arc Race Registration Open EARLY!

In celebration of this unseasonably warm weather, we have opened online registration for our Dunkin' Run Arc Race EARLY!

Read More ...

Become a part of the Butterfly Gallery

Become a part of the Butterfly Gallery

Our Butterfly Gallery is taking flight, thanks to your support, in the form of beautiful butterflies flying throughout the halls of the Arc of Onondaga community.

Read More ...

NOW HIRING! Arc of Onondaga Open House

NOW HIRING! Arc of Onondaga Open House

Discover a career. Advance your future. Make a difference. Come and learn about the many opportunities Arc has to offer. Click below to read more and register!

Read More ...