Category Archives: Advocacy

TRC Symposium at Chautauqua takes place May 17

The Resource Center’s Symposium takes place May 17 at Chautauqua Perspectives on issues facing people with disabilities will be shared when The Resource Center holds its seventh annual Educational Symposium on Wednesday, May 17, at Chautauqua Institution. The theme of this year’s symposium is “The Future is NOW!  Are We Ready?”  The daylong event will […]

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Advocacy campaign successful! Workers to see pay raise

For almost a year, disability advocates have been repeating a simple but critically important message: that New York State needs to provide funding so that the people who support individuals with disabilities can earn a living wage. Months of hard work, rallies, protests, letters to the editor, media interviews, and publicity paid off March 28 […]

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Kelley Morton receives Agency-Wide Staff Award

Kelley Morton recently was honored by The Resource Center with its Agency-Wide Staff Appreciation Award for the first quarter of 2017. Kelley, a Service Coordinator at one of the homes The Resource Center operates, was chosen for the award because of the compassion and professionalism she has displayed in addressing the health care needs of […]

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The Government wants to change how Medicaid is funded!

Did you know there is a risk from the federal government that may impact services to persons with disabilities and their families? President Donald Trump and some members of Congress want to change the way the Medicaid program is funded.  They are calling for doing away with the current program (in which people are entitled […]

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