photo that says the arc Wisconsin policy insiderWhen you join The Arc Wisconsin Policy Insiders you get the latest information straight from Washington, DC.
Your exclusive, all-access Insiders pass will grant you access to:
  • Live webinars from Washington, DC
  • Exclusive materials
  • A direct line to The Arc’s public policy experts, who are a daily presence in the halls of Congress – meeting with policy makers about disability issues.

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Your membership fee for The Arc Wisconsin Policy Insiders supports our ongoing state and federal policy advocacy, which is important now, more than ever. Webinars are exclusive and will be password protected. If you miss any training, it will be archived. There will be many discussions on a variety of topics to meet your advocacy interests and needs.
Topics change monthly and are driven by what is happening in the moment in D.C.!

Meet the Experts

Annie Acosta, Director, Fiscal and Family Support Policy

As Director of Fiscal and Family Support Policy at The Arc of the United States, Annie covers budget and appropriations, education, Developmental Disabilities Act programs, autism, technology, prevention, and family support issues in Congress. She serves as a Co-Chair of the Consortium for Citizens (CCD) Task forces on Fiscal Policy, Education, and Developmental Disabilities, Autism, and Family Support. Prior to joining The Arc, Annie was the Director of Communications and Grassroots Advocacy for The Arc and UCP’s Disability Policy Collaboration and served as the Program Director for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) and as a government project officer for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Annie received her MSW from Catholic University, and her bachelor’s degree in political science from The George Washington University.

Nicole Jorwic, Senior Director of Rights Policy
Nicole Jorwic is the Senior Director of Public Policy at The Arc of the United States. Prior to joining The Arc’s policy team, Nicole served as Senior Policy Advisor for the state of Illinois. Prior to that appointment, Nicole served as the CEO/President of the Institute on Public Policy for People with Disabilities where she continued the Institute’s mission to improve the lives of people with disabilities and assisted the leadership of the state of Illinois in developing public policy driven best practices in serving individuals with disabilities.
Nicole is also an accomplished special education attorney and an advocate for students with disabilities. Nicole received her JD and Child and Family Law Certificate, from Loyola University Chicago. She received her BS from the University of Illinois. Nicole is also a sibling – her brother Chris is 29 and has autism.
Your Insider fee goes directly to support the continued work of The Arc’s important public policy work in Wisconsin and in Washington, D.C. We hope you’ll join us!