National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC)

 

Our Mission: 

The National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns is a professional association of dedicated individuals, whose mission is promoting cultural diversity and disability through advocacy for excellence and equity in rehabilitation research, education and practice.
 

Objective

1) To advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities from culturally diverse populations to ensure equity, parity and quality in the delivery of rehabilitation services.
2) To provide leadership and direction in research consistent with the mission of the Association.
3) To advocate for, propose, and support legislation and policy that addresses the needs of individuals with disabilities from culturally diverse populations.
4) To foster the growth, development and career enhancement of existing and potential members through professional development, mentoring and networking.
5) To enrich the capacity of the larger rehabilitation community to better meet the needs of individuals with disabilities from culturally diverse populations through education, training and awareness.
6) To promote a more culturally diverse rehabilitation community through advocacy, recruitment and outreach.
 

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:

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
  

Resources & Additional Information:

Please view the NAMRC website at: http://www.namrc.org/

Board Representative

The NRA Board of Director Representative is:

Deanna Henderson