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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission

To protect the legal rights of people with disabilities through individual and systems advocacy.

Vision

Disability Rights North Carolina is a resource for people with disabilities and those whose decisions affect people with disabilities, focusing on practical solutions through systemic change. Disability Rights North Carolina is credible and responsive to the communities we serve. We operate in a transparent and fiscally responsible manner that promotes collaboration across disability communities and always includes the people affected by our work in our decisions. We are good stewards of our resources and maximize the impact of our work. We are champions for equality and justice.

Values

Disability Rights NC values the dignity of ALL people and their freedom to control their own lives. We work for justice, upholding the fundamental rights of people with disabilities to live free from harm in the communities of their choice with the opportunity to participate fully and equally in society.

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