MN UCEDD to be Honored by The Arc Minnesota

May 2, 2016

MN UCEDD to be Honored by The Arc Minnesota The Institute on Community Integration will be honored for its contributions to public policy and community inclusion by The Arc Minnesota at the agency's annual Public Policy Recognition Event on May 25.

"We are proud to honor ICI's cutting edge work that ensures that people with disabilities are valued by, and contribute to, their communities of choice," said Don Lavin, The Arc Minnesota's Executive Director. "The research findings, innovative programming, and hands-on training curricula from ICI have touched the lives of self-advocates, families, and direct care staff across the world. Because of the Institute, people have been connected with resources to give them greater independence, direct support professionals and families have been given tools to make life in the community a reality for those they support, and the public has been informed of inclusion's benefits through concrete data generated by rigorous research."

The event will include testimonials from individuals who have seen ICI's accomplishments and impact on the larger society, as well as anecdotes, stories, and messages from individuals and organizations that have collaborated with and benefited from ICI's work. If you'd like to contribute to the written collection of tributes, please call or email Wendy Gerlach, The Arc Minnesota, at 651-604-8070.

Learn how you can get tickets to the event.