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The Arc of Philadelphia’s mission is to advocate with and for all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, to promote active citizenship, self-determination, and full inclusion.


  • Participants who regularly go out in the community

    89%

  • Hours spent in the community

    20,000

  • Volunteers

    125

  • Program Participants

    300

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Michael Anderson is the Legislative Advocate for The Arc of Philadelphia. Recently, he has worked on a voting campaign for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD), a project to secure support from local businesses for The Arc of Philadelphia, and a campaign to advocate for access to the COVID-19 vaccine for people with IDD in the distribution and execution of the vaccine. 

The Arc of Philadelphia empowers parents and families in advocating for the education of their child with disabilities.

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