Prisoner's hands sticking through prison bars

Social Distancing Impossible in Overcrowded Jails

Social distancing impossible in overcrowded jails: DRNC urges immediate action North Carolina jails are chronically overcrowded, making social distancing impossible. Jail overcrowding breaks down the basic function of the jails, according to the DOJ National Institute for Corrections. In 2018,

DOT punishes disability community with proposed regulations

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is profoundly disappointed in the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) proposed regulations regarding service animals on aircrafts. Although intended to prevent airline passengers from falsely claiming their pets are service animals, the rules are misguided, overly
Understanding the recent news about potential changes to IDEA

Understanding the Recent News about Potential Changes to IDEA 

Understanding the Recent News about Potential Changes to IDEA  Ginny Fogg, DRNC Education Team Supervising Attorney You may have seen some news recently about potential changes to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as a result of COVID-19. While the language has not passed Congress yet, DRNC wants you to know