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The work of our Public Policy team, touches the lives of all disabled North Carolinians. By actively engaging in policy and legislative advocacy,
Today’s feature is about the “do-it-yourself” power of self-advocacy and “how-to” strategies.
July 26th 2022, we celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), landmark legislation that has been hailed as the “Emancipation Proclamation” for disabled Americans.
DRNC develops lawsuits that have the potential to change policies and state laws to improve the lives of many people with disabilities.
DRNC advocates for the rights of disabled people before, during, and after a state declared disaster/pandemic.
People with disabilities have the same right to and desire for self-determination as everyone else.
Today, nearly 40 percent of incarcerated people report having a disability. DRNC’s Criminal Justice team identifies and advocates for improvements in the treatment of people with disabilities in prisons and jails.
In 1973, national television news reports shocked the country with horrifying video that captured disabled children and adults in a filthy New York state-operated institution called Willowbrook. People were […]