A Democratic process involving Members, through affiliated chapters, is utilized to take positions on important issues, policies and programs.
The Arc leads by promoting the mission core values and position statement. We lead with integrity, accountability, and by open, honest and timely communication. We work with individuals, organizations and coalitions in a collaborative fashion. There is a value partnership with volunteers and staff leadership at all levels of the organization that provide mutual support and respective roles.
The Arc works toward and believes in the community imperative: that all people have the fundamental moral, civil and constitutional rights to live, learn, work, play and worship in safe and healthy communities of their choosing. The Arc has responsibilities to ensure the safety and well being of individuals.