Welcome to Council 5!
Council 5 consists of Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties. Council 5 supports people with disabilities to be their own advocates and to know their rights and responsibilities. We work on a variety of issues such as Person First Language, public outreach, advocating for improved transportation, promoting healthy living, voting, governmental affairs, and fundraising. Council 5 is dedicated to gaining respect and equal rights for all people with disabilities and to support them to live and thrive in the community. Our meetings are open to anyone who would like to join us. We meet on the third Wednesday of every month, from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Due to COVID-19, all meetings are currently taking place on Zoom.
To participate in the Council 5 Zoom Meeting please see the "Upcoming Meeting" section.
If you have any problems or questions, please call or text Kelly directly: (732) 246-2525 Ext. 37
Our last meeting took place on October 21, 2020 on Zoom.
Council 5 members discussed who voted and discovered most of them had already sent in their ballots .They went over candidates stances on the economy, energy and environment. They talked about making sure you are getting your information from reliable sources. They talked about the COVID19 Alert App, members thought it was interesting. They also discussed the Heroes of 2020 and how folks can nominate staff or family members.
Our next meeting will take place from 3:30pm-4:30pm on November 18, 2020 on Zoom.
To participate in the Council 5 Zoom call, please email KMulvaney@ArcNJ.org to be added to the Council 5 email list and receive further meeting information.