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The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project


6/4/24: The Arc of NJ Series: Planning For Adult Life

Learn all about the Planning For Adult Life Program with Jerisa Maseko. ´╗┐Meet Jerisa Maseko, a dedicated advocate and Director of the Planning For Adult Life program at The Arc of New Jersey. With 17 years of commitment to The Arc and 30 years in the field, Jerisa's journey began in her youth, driven by a personal mission to amplify the voices of those with developmental disabilities, inspired by her aunt's story. Today, she empowers self-advocates, ensuring their rights are upheld and voices heard. Through workshops and webinars, Jerisa equips families with the resources and support needed for a successful transition into adult life, leaving a lasting impact on countless lives.