Welcome to our first live blog event!! Today kicks off The Arc of North Carolina's Annual Convention and we are going to bring you some highlights straight from the policy desk at the Durham Marriott and Conference Center!!!
The theme for this years annual convention is "Paving the Way".
At the 2007 conference, The Arc plans to Pave the Way towards inclusive community life, offering speakers and sessions that will propel us all forward in our thinking and in our advocacy.
This year’s conference is designed to help families, individuals with disabilities and staff with the challenges of the North Carolina service system and most importantly, how to affect meaningful change.
In the area of policy advocacy you are reading one of the ways we are "Paving the Way" to affective and meaningful change. This blog will be able to deliver to our disability community updated information on state and federal policy. It will give you an opportunity to express your opinions and to ask questions of The Arc of North Carolina policy desk.
We will also be unveiling our new Legislative Updates and Action Alerts today, but, you will have to come back later for the sneak preview.
Come back often today and keep in touch.