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Monday, March 27, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Great Hall, The State House 
24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02133  

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Amelia Cordischi, The Arc of Massachusetts 
781-891-6270 x6104 | 

Assistive Listening Devices, CART, and ASL interpreters will be available. If you require other accommodations, please contact: Amelia Cordischi by Thursday February 16, 2017.


The 39th Annual

Legislative Reception

Please join The Arc of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council for our 39th Annual Legislative Reception. This is an opportunity for persons with disabilities, family members, advocates, state agency heads and their staff, and legislators to meet and catch up on legislative priorities and other important issues.

Online registration will stay open until March 22, 2017, and there will be walk-in registration at event. Deadline is March 23 for a printed nametag.

Embracing Our Rights, It Takes All Of Us

Monday, March 27, 2017


Great Hall, The State House


We will be honoring Senator Jason Lewis

and Representative James O'Day.



Master of Ceremonies: Chris McKinnon (WBZ-TV)

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Before or after the event, meet with your legislators to discuss legislative priorities and issues of importance to persons with disabilities.  Team leaders will be available to escort small groups requesting assistance.  

Please set up an appointment ahead of time to meet with your legislators, and encourage them to attend the Legislative Reception. To identify your legislators and for a link to their contact information, go to this website: