UP Alumnus Advocates in Washington DC

Kenneth DC

Kenneth DCUP graduate Kenneth Kelty traveled to Washington, DC to participate in Capitol Hill day with TASH (an organization that advocates for individuals with disabilities). Kenneth and his mother Jackie met with Representative George Holding (NC-13) to personally advocate for the ABLE Act which allows people with disabilities to set up tax free savings accounts for life expenses.  Rep. Holding mentioned Kelty and the UP Program at WCU in his floor speech in support of the act, which passed the House.