MAMRC

http://www.mamrc.org/
Michigan President: Adriza Caesar

NRA Division:
National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns
http://www.namrc.org/index.html

Mission statement

The National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns is a diverse group whose purpose is to advocate for the rehabilitation needs of multicultural persons with disabilities; ensure the provision of quality and equitable services; and enhance the development of multicultural rehabilitation professionals.

Purpose
It shall be the purpose of this organization to promote and advocate a greater understanding of the needs of multicultural populations with disabilities, to assist multicultural populations to become self-sufficient and reach their highest level of attainment in society.

Goals
The National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns is a progressive association of dedicated individuals whose goal is to effect positive change and create opportunities for multicultural populations in the field of rehabilitation. Its philosophy is action-oriented and incorporates the following goals:

  1. To provide professional seminars, workshops and training that focus on cultural diversity in rehabilitation and enhanced service delivery to multicultural persons with disabilities
  2. To advocate, propose and support legislation that addresses the need of multicultural persons with disabilities and their communities
  3. To encourage and recruit people of color to enter the field of rehabilitation
  4. To provide current information on issues at the national, state and local levels
  5. To educate the multicultural community on services available to persons with disabilities and their families