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Ken Capone | People On the Go Md.

capone-ken-people-on-the-go-mdThe Arc Baltimore presented its 2018 Award for Advocacy Leadership to Ken Capone, public policy director of People On the Go Maryland.

Capone was one of only 11 people appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities. immediate past president of the Disability Rights Maryland Board and a member of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Coalition, Capone was instrumental in the passing of the Ken Capone Equal Employment Act in 2016 which phases out the subminimum wage certificates.

The Arc’s Award for Advocacy Leadership honors Stanley Herr, whose career of advocacy spanned more than 30 years. In recognition of Herr’s immense contributions, The Arc presents this award to an individual who demonstrates outstanding advocacy, scholarship and leadership on behalf of persons with developmental disabilities.

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