The Arc of Kent County

for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Local Leaders


To promote self-advocacy, The Arc Kent County also works with Michigan Partners for Freedom to promote the work of local leaders. These individuals promote the use of self-determination through outreach presentations, summits, and trainings. 

If you are interested in becoming a local leader, please contact us at 616-459-3339. 


This Focus on the Issues episode video features local leader Rachel Demaagd speaking about her own journey to independence, along with Executive Director Tammy Finn & CPI Coordinator Jackie Lambrecht.