Michigan President: Adriza Caesar
National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns
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.
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.
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:
- To provide professional seminars, workshops and training that focus on cultural diversity in rehabilitation and enhanced service delivery to multicultural persons with disabilities
- To advocate, propose and support legislation that addresses the need of multicultural persons with disabilities and their communities
- To encourage and recruit people of color to enter the field of rehabilitation
- To provide current information on issues at the national, state and local levels
- To educate the multicultural community on services available to persons with disabilities and their families