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Pathways to Partnership: Missouri Botanical Gardens

For more than a decade the St. Louis Arc has been a proud community partner with the National Historic Landmark, Missouri Botanical Garden. One of the oldest botanical gardens in the United States, the mission of the Garden is to discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life. Throughout…

Partnership and Engagement in the Community

Developing relationship and partnerships throughout the community is the purpose of the Community Integration (CI) program. This includes working closely with area college students who are considering careers working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Over the past 10 years, the CI program has developed partnerships with a number of area colleges and…

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Great Changes Are Coming to CI!

CI is on the move! The Arc’s CI (community integration) programs will be on the move this summer!  As some of you in the Arc family may have heard, two of our CI sites will be moving to new locations later this summer.  Our current Crestwood and Creve Coeur CI locations will be moving to…

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Spread the Word

On March 1, 2017 the nation observed Spread the Word to End the Word, a day dedicated for society to stop and think about the use of the R-word. At the St. Louis Arc, the Social Justice Committee honored the day by asking the question “Which words would you like people to use to describe…

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Partnering in the Community

Individual volunteers are an important part of the St. Louis Arc. But equally as important are our volunteer partnerships throughout the St. Louis Community that have long standing relationships with the Arc’s Community Integration (CI) program. The Arc’s CI program provides individuals opportunities to explore their community on a daily basis through a mix of…