Friday I was pleased to visit Pilsen home to El Valor a major Hispanic disability organization.
I met with the CEO Rey Rey Gonzalez, Arc U.S. Board member Mary Gonzales to discuss
join advocacy efforts. It was a very good and productive meeting. El Valor is doing some
great things in Chicago and internationally.

Tony, Mary and Greg at El Valor

This is going to be a very big week for The Arc and the Going Home Campaign. Wednesday
is our Day at the Capitol where over 300 advocates from around the state will gather to
promote full inclusive communities for all. Look for a major statement on disability policy on

Today I meet with Arc President Elect Terri Devine.

Thursday the Family Support Network is holding another Informational Seminar on Chicago’s
Southside. The event is sold out! Well done Shirley.

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)