Walton’s Town Hall Meeting with Congressman, Marc Molinaro

Monday, March 20, 2023, Marc Molinaro hosted Walton’s town hall meeting at the fire hall in Walton, NY. This would make it Marc’s ninth town hall meeting on his district tour. A variety of topics were discussed, and questions answered. Topics such as H.R. 140, abortion, funding for a leaky sewage line, and protecting farmland. […]

Online Store Coming Soon!

Delarc will be uploading an online store for you to purchase Delarc or Carousel merchandise! Be sure to check in, the store will only be made available for a limited time!

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Spotlight- Marisa Romano

Meet Marisa Romano. A gal who will travel distances to advocate for friends and people with developmental disabilities. “People with developmental disabilities should have the right to be able to work where they want and not be discriminated against. Everyone should be treated equally”. Marisa has traveled to Binghamton and Albany to speak about the […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Spotlight- Krystina Volpe

Meet Krystina Volpe. Krystina requested this interview because she has friends and family with autism, and shares “I want everyone to feel included”. Supporting autism acceptance is important to her. Krystina feels it can sometimes be difficult for people with autism and other disabilities to make friends. She encourages you to get to know her […]

National Disability Rights Groups Applaud SCOTUS Decision in Perez v. Sturgis

Today, twelve national organizations which filed an amicus brief in Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools offered congratulatory and supporting statements in light of the  unanimous 9-0 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court (the Court) in support of plaintiff Miguel Perez. As recommended by disability advocates, the Court’s decision reverses the decision of the Court of […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Spotlight- Zen Petersen

Meet Zen, a Delhi resident whose name matches his personality. He is a great asset to this community and is living a life that helps contribute to a more inclusive society. He works for the Office for the Aging as their Community Outreach Specialist. As part of his role, he distributes information packets for the […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Spotlight – Erin Balcom

Erin Balcom was born in Oneonta, NY. The day after she was born, she was transported to Albany Hospital for emergency surgery. She was born with Spina Bifida. She believes it is important to continue to bring awareness to people with developmental disabilities, so everyone is heard. Being the Self-Advocacy Group Vice President at Delarc […]

The Arc Mourns the Loss of Disability Rights Icon Judy Heumann

With heavy hearts, and along with the entire disability community, we mourn the loss of Judy Heumann. Judy was the trailblazer of the disability rights movement. Her contributions as an activist, spokesperson, and federal official on the national and international stages created huge changes for people with all kinds of disabilities, impacting so many aspects […]