Governor Hochul delivering the State of the State Address

It’s time now for Governor Kathy Hochul to reinstate the Office of the Advocate for People with Disabilities. New York State has advanced several initiatives in recent years that promote the independence and inclusion of people with disabilities, including the …

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ARISE announced today a grant award totaling $99,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. This two-year grant is essential to ARISE’s UNIQUE Art & Literacy …

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ARISE Adaptive Design’s first ever Holiday Hackathon was a success! Participating families adapted their selected toy of choice, and redesigned them to make the toys more accessible for children with disabilities. it was a day of fun and  empowerment as …

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From left: Shelley Turner of Liverpool, Angela Zappetello of Camillus, Ursula Lord of E. Syracuse and, Cathy Drake of Syracuse.

These 4 Central New Yorkers are our newest Certified Ombudsman volunteers!   Why become a volunteer Ombudsman?   Volunteer Ombudsman have the power to change lives and positively affect Nursing Home resident’s health and well-being. They help provide a voice to resident …

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Community Information Sessions at ARISE have resumed! Every Wednesday, starting at 10:00 AM, anyone interested in learning about employment services and supports available to individuals with a disability are invited to join us at our main office located at 635 …

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On October 2nd, 2021, ARISE at the Farm hosted their annual fall fundraiser event. An attendee pets the farm horse, Connie. (Photo by Emily McNeill).

On October 2nd we held our Fall Farm Showcase kicking off the 2021-22 fundraising campaign to benefit ARISE at the Farm.  It was a beautiful day filled with music, hayrides, demonstrations, and food and drink. Those in attendance had the …

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