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Hawkins v. Cohen

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Hawkins v. Cohen Summary: PROTECTIONS FOR N.C. MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES: HAWKINS v. COHEN Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.) is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017 by Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy and the National Health Law Program to stop illegal terminations… Continue Reading

Speak Out! Community Input Needed at Forum on Better Disaster Preparedness Following Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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Contact: Becka Fortune 919-856-2195 communications@disabilityrightsnc.org   Disability Rights North Carolina is hosting a community forum on the Hurricane Florence disaster response and recovery efforts with a specific focus on disability.   Forum: Disaster, Displacement and Disability When:  Saturday, March 16, 2019 –… Continue Reading

Conference 2019

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Join us for the 6th Annual Disability Advocacy Conference “Building Skills and Growing Networks” Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Durham Hilton Near Duke University Register Now Early Bird General Admission: $125  ($150 after March 31) Early Bird Attorney seeking… Continue Reading

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