The Arc’s 2017 National Convention– Call for Proposals!

Members of the disability and business communities need innovative solutions that will fuel our motivation and spark our spirit for collaboration. Share yours with The Arc today! If you have the passion to educate and energize hundreds of individuals who carry out the mission and values of disability inclusion every day, you’re invited to submit a proposal to speak at The Arc’s National Convention. Continue reading The Arc’s 2017 National Convention– Call for Proposals!

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Mr. Trash Wheel Is The Eco-Friendly Plastic-Picking Device Cleaning Up Harbors

There’s nothing cute about plucking plastic garbage out of Baltimore harbor waters. Not until you’ve met Mr. Trash Wheel, anyway. Thanks to this floating trash wheel with giant googly eyes, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is cleaner than it’s been in years. And it’s getting clean in efficient and adorable style. Continue reading Mr. Trash Wheel Is The Eco-Friendly Plastic-Picking Device Cleaning Up Harbors

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Why Zendaya is Helping Bring Tech to Kids in Need

Career-wise, Zendaya has pretty much done it all. On top of starring in and producing one of Disney Channel’s biggest shows ever, K.C. Undercover, Z has landed roles in two huge films (Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman on Earth), along with inking a record deal, designing her own fashion line, and starting her own Zendaya app. Whew! Continue reading Why Zendaya is Helping Bring Tech to Kids in Need

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Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms. Continue reading Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

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