Celebrate the End of Warehousing People!
The last of Michigan's public institutions where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities were warehoused has closed. This video from The Arc Michigan reminds us of the segregation and imprisonment of family, friends and neighbors so that even as we put this shameful history behind us, we never forget.
- For the first time in her life, Beonkae Davis has safe and affordable housing, and she credits The Arc Muskegon with securing it for her. "The Arc changed my life," she said. "I'm a better person now." Read her story.
- Teresa is getting help with budgeting, locating community resources, keeping track of important documents, and more. Read her story.
- The Arc Muskegon helped establish a special education plan for 5th-grader "Lilly" before her mom died. Read her story.
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