Click to read the latest update regarding program reopening dates and a vaccination plan.
Update from the Executive Director, Bob Angel, regarding in-person day programs and the Work Opportunity Center closing temporarily to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Click the Youtube link to view the recording of The Arc's Virtual Celebration of Life held on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in memory of Donna Barry, Skeets Chamberlin, Cheryl Graham, Richard Kramer, Bob Schwoerer, and Denise Terranova.
A brief summary of safety protocols and timeline for reopening in-person programs at The Arc of Monmouth.
Members from Monmouth Park Charity Fund came to The Arc Center on Monday, July 13 to present at $13,750 check for grant funding to purchase sensory room equipment for The Arc of Monmouth.
The Arc of Monmouth continues to plan for re-opening of programs. This letter outlines the current status of those plans as we await further instruction and guidelines from the state.
The Arc of the US recently released the following statement which I wanted to share with you, on the need for swift and substantial action in our society and from our nation’s leaders to dismantle racism, end discrimination, and to honor, protect, and enforce the civil and human rights of all people.
“The ongoing violence and police brutality against Black and Brown people in our country is unacceptable. We stand in solidarity with every person and community that is appalled by the homicide of George Floyd, and so many others before him. We stand in solidarity too with those who are taking action against the systemic racism that underlies this behavior. Racist attitudes and behavior should have no place in America.
“Tragically, the historical and everyday reality is that the lives and humanity of people of color, and members of other marginalized communities, are too often not valued and respected. The Arc renews its own commitment to social justice and the dismantling of the systems of oppression and discrimination that further this violence and neglect.
“We all must step up and speak out, including our nation’s leaders, to uphold the rights of communities of color to be free from over policing, police brutality, misconduct, harassment, and racism. To be silent is to be complicit,” said Peter Berns, CEO, The Arc.
The Arc NJ Executive Director, Tom Baffuto released this statement detailing the response to coronavirus and the rigorous safety precautions taken by the New Jersey Arc chapters including The Arc of Monmouth to keep our served individuals and staff as healthy as possible.