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January 21, 2022 ANCOR Renews Calls for Investments in HCBS as Congressional Democrats Shift Gears on Build Back Better

This week, President Biden and congressional Democrats began signaling their interest in taking a new approach to passing the provisions of the Build Back Better legislation, talks over which have stalled in the Senate after the bill's passage in the House. Some lawmakers have hinted at scaling back and attempting to pass fewer of the proposal's provisions, while others have suggested breaking the package into several smaller pieces of legislation and seeking to pass each individually.

December 5, 2021 ANCOR Reflects on the Legacy of Disability Rights Advocate and Kansas Senator Bob Dole

ANCOR is mourning in light of the news that longtime disability rights advocate, Kansas Senator Bob Dole, passed away on Sunday at the age of 98.

November 6, 2021 House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation, Coming One Step Closer to Key Investments in I/DD Services

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, marking the largest single investment in infrastructure in U.S. history. The legislation, which passed the Senate on August 10, now heads to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

September 10, 2021 ANCOR Issues Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Proposed Investment in HCBS

We know that legislators who care about their most vulnerable constituents will do the right thing and continue to push for the largest amount of funding possible to ensure that community-based services won't continue to languish.

July 20, 2021 ANCOR Issues Statement in Support of White House Proposal to Invest in Home & Community Based Services

On behalf of the 1,600+ private providers of community-based disability services that comprise its membership, ANCOR is proud to support the White House’s proposal to invest $400 billion in the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program as part of its Build Back Better agenda.

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June 3, 2021 ANCOR Foundation Announces 2021 Inductees into Legacy Leaders Circle, Recipient of 2021 Community Builder Award


ANCOR Foundation Announces 2021 Inductees into Legacy Leaders Circle, Recipient of 2021 Community Builder Award

Honors recognize contributions of individuals and organizations to the inclusion of people with intellectual & developmental disabilities


ALEXANDRIA, VA. – This morning, the ANCOR Foundation announced that Mickey Mart is the recipient of the Foundation’s 2021 Community Builder Award.

June 3, 2021 2021 Direct Support Professionals of the Year


William Pate Named 2021 Direct Support Professional of the Year

Indiana professional joins 49 others being honored for inclusion, empowerment of people with intellectual & developmental disabilities


April 20, 2021 ANCOR's Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin for the Murder of George Floyd

Equity demands justice, and accountability is only the first step.

Like others committed to racial justice, we breathed a sigh of relief following Tuesday’s announcement of the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

April 12, 2021 ANCOR Stateside Report 04/12/2021

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March 10, 2021 ANCOR Advocates Achieve Landmark Victory with Passage of Nearly $13 Billion in HCBS Funding

ANCOR applauds Congress, Biden administration for passing landmark American Rescue Plan legislation in much-needed boost to provider agencies, direct support professionals and the families they support.