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December 17, 2020 RESOLUTION: In Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption and Promotion of Best Practices

 

RESOLUTION: In Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption and Promotion of Best Practices

Adopted by ANCOR Board of Directors, Dec 16, 2020

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented the world with unprecedented health challenges that affect every element of life; and

November 30, 2020 ANCOR Issues Statement on Need to Prioritize People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities in Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

 

ANCOR Issues Statement on Need to Prioritize People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities in Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

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November 30, 2020 ANCOR Stateside Report 11/30/20

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September 30, 2020 ANCOR Announces 2020 Recipients of Leadership in Public Policy Awards

Awards program to honor emerging leaders and lifelong advocates for community disability services at national association’s upcoming Policy Summit

September 30, 2020 ANCOR Foundation Names Five New Inductees into Legacy Leaders Circle

Honor recognizes significant contributions to landscape of supports and services for people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

September 29, 2020 ANCOR Applauds House of Representatives for Reaffirming Commitment to Pandemic Relief for Community Disability Providers

“After months of stalemate in both chambers of Congress, House leadership has offered a glimmer of hope for the pandemic’s forgotten faces that badly needed emergency funding is on the horizon,” said ANCOR chief executive officer Barbara Merrill. “We’re deeply grateful to the disability champions in the House for introducing this crucial legislation, and urge Senate leadership to pass the disability provisions of the revised HEROES Act into law ahead of November’s general elections.”

September 21, 2020 ANCOR Issues Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We also celebrate Justice Ginsburg’s life, and today we honor her legacy, defined by a long and storied career defending the civil rights of all people, including and especially people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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July 8, 2020 ANCOR Foundation Underwrites National Public Television Broadcast of Hearts of Glass Documentary

This morning, the ANCOR Foundation announced that it is one of the major underwriters of the public television broadcast of Hearts of Glass. The award-winning documentary is about an innovative, Wyoming-based business that is making a positive impact in the community by supporting the employment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), while providing high-quality, year-round produce. With over 1,000 airdates on more than 200 public television stations and channels, Hearts of Glass will be available to nearly 200 million viewers nationwide starting in mid-July.

June 9, 2020 YOU DID IT! ANCOR Members Help Secure COVID-19 Emergency Relief
 
Dear ANCOR members,
 
We write to share some very exciting news: after more than three months of sustained advocacy by the ANCOR community, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has finally announced a commitment of COVID-19 emergency relief funds for Medicaid-reliant providers of I/DD services!
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