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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)

  • ANCOR: The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) is a national, nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,600 private community providers of services to people with disabilities (www.ancor.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)

  • Minnesota Council on Disability: A state agency that advises, provides technical assistance, collaborates and advocates to expand opportunities, improve the quality of life and empower all persons with disabilities. (https://www.disability.state.mn.us)

  • 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)

  • Minnesota Families & Advocates Coalition (MNFAC): A volunteer organization of parents and family members concerned with the rights of individuals with intellectual, physical and developmental disabilities in Minnesota. (mnfacgroup.com/)

  • Minnesota Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities: 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 Works.net: an internet-based self-service system where employers and job seekers can find each other. Registration is encouraged because it allows full access to all the features of the system. Operated by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (minnesotaworks.net)

  • 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)

  • Unified Work coalition: Leading the conversation about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion that empowers people with disabilities. Organizations across Minnesota have committed to creating more conversation about this topic to ultimately provide more job opportunities for people with disabilities. (www.mdi.org/unified-work-0) MOHR members include: MDI, Occupational Development Center, Merrick, Inc., Rise and Opportunity Partners.