Department Of Justice listening sessions / public comment
Kyle Smiddie, Attorney with DOJ has worked with The Arc of South Hampton Roads to set up a meeting in the Hampton Roads area.
2 sessions will be hosted by the Endependence Center 6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd. in Norfolk
Wednesday 7/23 from 2:30p-4p and 6p-7p.
Please pass this information onto anyone (family members, self-advocates, CSBs) you know may be interested in attending to voice their concerns with the DOJ settlement over the past 2 years.
more information on the settlement to close Virginia’s institutions:
RSVP is required due to limited seating. Please RSVP to Tammy Manno, 757-351-1586 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arc of South Hampton Roads is a non profit 501c3 organization. We joined a family of more than 700 chapters of The Arc of the United States. Nationwide there are over 140,000 members of The Arc.
We are currently an advocacy chapter.
- host educational events with disability related topics
- social events for people with all abilities like cornhole and karaoke
- share information on our Facebook Page
- share information on our Yahoo Group
Mission Statement: The Arc of South Hampton Roads advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, we improve systems of supports and services; connect families; inspire communities and influence public policy.
Vision Statement: All individuals with developmental disabilities are respected, valued, supported, included, and enjoy dignified community living of their choosing as full participants to the best of their abilities as family members, classmates, coworkers, neighbors, citizens and friends.