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  • Arc Minnesota: A private, non-profit, statewide voluntary organization that supports and advocates for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families as they choose how they live, learn, work and play. (www.thearcofminnesota.org)

  • Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM): An association of 150 providers working for the advancement of community-based services that support people with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives. (www.arrm.org)

  • Minnesota Disability Law Center: A state-wide project that provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities on legal issues that are related to their disabilities. (www.mndlc.org)

  • Governors Council on Disability: A 25-member council appointed by the governor that provides information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families. (www.mnddc.org)

  • Minnesota Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities (CCD): A broad-based coalition of more than 100 organizations of persons with disabilities, providers and advocates, dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities. (www.mnccd.org)

  • MN Works!:  A non-profit organization with a mission to develop and implement business and marketing initiatives which provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.  The organization works on behalf of licensed vendors to coordinate and respond to solicitations or other requests from private and governmental units in order to increase employment support for people with disabilities.  MHC is one of three sponsoring organizations for MN Works! (www.mnworks4you.org)

  • CAN DO: An initiative focused on creating and maintaining a network of people and organizations with a CAN DO attitude who effectively work together to design, implement and evaluate innovative support approaches that make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. (http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_
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  • Minnesota APSE: An organization that provides technical assistance and education to people involved with Supported Employment, encouraging service delivery based on sound values and ethics, and actively involved in legislative and policy change for Supported Employment. (www.mnapse.org)

  • Project C3: A project of PACER Center, in cooperation with various state and local youth serving agencies working to improve transition outcomes for youth through facilitated collaboration, and resource mapping. (http://www.c3online.org)