About The Arc Tank

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Join us in our quest to positively disrupt disability services!

The Northeast Arc and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invite you to The Arc Tank, on Wednesday, November 15th from 2 to 5 pm at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Join us as we see innovation in action, hearing ideas that will help positively disrupt disability services to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their families. We will be hearing from out-of-the-box thinkers, people who can imagine possibilities, be creative and who want to change the status quo.

Thanks to a donation from Steven P. Rosenthal to create The Changing Lives Fund, Northeast Arc is awarding up to a total of $200,000 in this inaugural Arc Tank competition, for those ideas deemed the most innovative and impactful for people with disabilities and their families.

Be part of the audience at Northeast Arc’s inaugural Arc Tank competition: Changing Lives Through Innovation.

The Arc Tank
at
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Columbia Point, Boston
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
2:00-5:00 pm

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The Arc Tank is co-sponsored by:

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About the Northeast Arc
The Northeast Arc, since its inception in the early 1950s, has provided the supports, education and training to people with disabilities, and their families, to help them become full and engaged members of the community, choosing for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play. The founding families advocated for a better future, one that defined possibilities over limitations.

In the past 63 years, the Northeast Arc has been on the forefront of providing services that assist a person in not only identifying their dreams, but providing the building blocks and supports to achieve those dreams. Services and supports may span a person’s life and include Early Intervention, Family Support, Personal Assistance, School to Work Transition, Residential and Community Living Supports, Education and Day Activities and Employment Training, Education and Placement Supports. The Northeast Arc also operates the North of Boston Regional Autism Support Center and four businesses that provide employment training and education to people with disabilities in an inclusive environment.

Through the array of opportunities available, the Northeast Arc serves over 9,000 people annually in more than 190 Massachusetts cities and towns. Northeast Arc is the largest Arc in the Commonwealth and the 2nd largest Arc in the country.

About the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
The Mission of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation was first articulated by Jacqueline Kennedy, who, when describing the yet-to-be-built library, envisioned it as a “vital center of education and exchange and thought, which will grow and change with the times.”

“It will be,” she wrote, “not only a memorial to President Kennedy but a living center of study of the times in which he lived, which will inspire the ideals of democracy and freedom in young people all over the world.”

The primary mission of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is to support the work of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. In addition to its support of the Kennedy Library, the Kennedy Foundation directly sponsors programs and activities that help people understand the major challenges facing democracy today; that inspire current and future generations to political participation and public service; and that promote debate and discussion of issues at the heart of contemporary democracy that relate to the legacy of President John. F. Kennedy. Learn more on their website.