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Wednesday March 9, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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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 
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Assistive Listening Devices, CART, and ASL interpreters will be available. If you require other accommodations, please contact: Amelia Cordischi by Tuesday February 16, 2016.


The 38th Annual

Legislative Reception

Please join The Arc of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council for our 38th 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 8, 2016, and there will be walk-in registration at event. Deadline is March 4 for a printed nametag.

Celebrating the Strength of Individuals and Families

Wednesday, March 9, 2016


Great Hall, The State House


We will be honoring Senator Joan Lovely

and Representative Ronald Mariano.


Speaking on the theme:  Isaiah Lombardo and

Angela Lombardo, self-advocate and mother


Special Presenters:  Senate President Stanley Rosenberg

and House Speaker Robert DeLeo

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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: