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Rally to Raise the Minimum Wage for DSPs

The time is now! April 1 is the deadline for New York State’s budget. While the State Assembly and State Senate have supported the inclusion of $45 million to fund the #bFair2DirectCare living wage proposal, Governor Cuomo has not yet shared his position. Let’s Explain … Continued

Sign Our Petition

We are seeking support for issues that go to the core of family life and the values we uphold — specifically that DSPs need a fair rate of pay commensurate with their vital support responsibilities.   (more…)

Shop & Support AHRC

While you shop, you can simultaneously support AHRC. Just pre-register with Smile.Amazon.com. When signing up, choose “Nassau County AHRC Foundation Inc.,” and 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases will be donated. Register to participate.   (more…)

The Story of AHRC’s Freedom Seder

Like all programs at AHRC Nassau, the Pearl and Jack Ain Freedom Seder started because of the energies of committed community members. Alice Ain Rich shares why her parents started this celebration of freedom, friendship and inclusion: “My parents cared deeply … Continued

2017 Blanche Fierstein Scholarship Opportunity

AHRC Nassau is committed to recognizing and rewarding the efforts of those who work toward a better future for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The Blanche Fierstein Memorial Scholarship, a $5,000 scholarship annually awarded to a college student pursuing an … Continued

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