Action Alert: Contact your Legislator

Dear Members and Friends of The Arc of Greater Tarrant County,   As you many of you know in the state of Texas our legislators meet in session every other year.   This is a session year! Legislators are already hard at work. The Senate Finance Committee, which is the committee that oversees the budget are […]

The Arc On Leaked Draft Executive Order That Would Impact People with Disabilities Legally Residing in the US and Seeking to Legally Immigrate

Washington, DC – In light of a recently leaked draft  Executive Order that would impact people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are legally residing in the United States as well as people with I/DD who are hoping to legally immigrate, The Arc released the following statement: “We are facing a civil rights crisis […]

The Arc Applauds Federal Government’s finalizing of Hiring Rule Focusing on People with Disabilities

Washington, DC – Earlier this week, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published regulations to finalize how federal agencies will comply with their legal obligation to be proactive in hiring individuals with disabilities. This regulation, commonly known as the 501 regulation, aims to make the federal government serve as “model employers” for individuals with […]

Change is in the Air

The Arc of Greater Tarrant County is undergoing some changes we want to bring to your attention. The first change we would like to announce is the very new and different website we have created. We have developed a more appealing and informative website that we believe will serve our organization better. We encourage you […]

The Arc Responds to Florida Supreme Court’s Decision to Vacate Death Sentence for Freddie Lee Hall in Florida

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement following news that the Supreme Court of Florida reversed the circuit court’s order in the case Hall v. Florida, a death penalty case concerning the definition of intellectual disability (ID) that Florida uses in deciding whether an individual with that disability is protected by the U.S. […]