Advocacy and Programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: EMPOWERMENT… INNOVATION… INCLUSION. The Arc of Greensboro is an organization of and for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families, promoting and protecting their human rights and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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Dancing on the Diamond Greensboro, NC

June 13, 2015!

Dancing on the Diamond!

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Check out our full calendar to see all upcoming events:
         
Events at a Glance:
Jun
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6:00 pm Dancing on the Diamond @ NewBridge Bank Park
Dancing on the Diamond @ NewBridge Bank Park
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dancing on the Diamond @ NewBridge Bank Park | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
Vote for Dancers Here! Join the Arc of Greensboro and WFMY for Dancing on the Diamond!  Vote for you favorite dancers with a charitable donation, then watch them dance on the diamond on June 13th[...]
Jun
15
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6:00 pm GSAG Game Night @ Lindley Recreation Center
GSAG Game Night @ Lindley Recreation Center
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Greensboro Self-Advocacy Group (GSAG) Game Night and New Member Drive!  Monday, June 15th. 6:00-7:30 pm at Lindley Recreation Center Join your fellow self-advocates for an evening of games of all kinds! Enjoy refreshments, snacks, raffles,[...]

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Challenger Sports League

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Challenger Sports LeagueThe success of the Greensboro Challenger League reflects an extraordinary collaboration of parents and community organizations. Parents dedicate their time and energies to coach and support their children. The Greensboro Department of Parks & Recreation arranges access to a baseball field on Saturday mornings during the spring and fall as well as a gymnasium for adaptive basketball during the winter. Particpants also enjoy bowling on Saturday afternoons during the winter. The Greensboro Grasshoppers kick off the spring Challenger season with a baseball practice clinic at NewBridge Bank Park.




Employment

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Since 1990, The Arc of Greensboro has offered vocational guidance and supported employment for the region’s working-age adults with intellectual disabilities. An essential component of those services is reshaping public policy to expand employment opportunities for people with intellectual and/or physical limitations or disabilities.



Advocacy

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Advocacy groups offer participants opportunities to be actively involved in decisions that affect their lives. Monthly meetings include discussion about voting, legislature, and other relevant topics that directly impact individuals with I/DD.



Artistic Programs and Initiatives

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The Arc of Greensboro offers different art programs that provide creative outlets that help build self confidence, patience, and socialization.



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View The Arc of Greensboro's Accomplishments

In 2013-15, The Arc of Greensboro was the beneficiary of 10 grants totaling $380,445, for special programs and projects. These grants included:

United Way Greater Greensboro Supported Employment Programs $67,172
Supported Employment Programs $66,836
Education and Support Programs $72,249
Education and Support Programs $71,888
CFGG Future Fund Grand arcBARKS $7,500
Lincoln Financial Foundation Adult Supported Employment $20,000
Lorillard Operation Santa Claus $3,800
Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $5,000
arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $15,000
TE Connectivity Foundation arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $5,000
Mary Preyer Fund Able Earth Clay Creations $5,000
Mary Lynn Richardson Fund Able Earth Clay Creations $3,000
Hayworth Foundation Beyond The Canvas Art Program $7,500
Beyond the Canvas Art Program $8,000
CarMax Foundation Challenger Sports League $10,000
Challenger Sports League $5,000
 Grace Jones Richardson Foundation General Operating $1,000
St.Pius Tenth Catholic Church Employment & Leadership Programs $2,500
Wells Fargo Foundation arcBARKS $7,000
Weaver Foundation arcBARKS $500
Piedmont Natural Gas arcBARKS $1,500

We would also like to thank our special donors.