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Samantha R. Town Hall

Did You Miss Our Recent Samantha R Townhall? The historic Samantha R ruling is exciting news! It mea…

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Do you live in a facility but want to live in the community? Do you live successfully in the communi…

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Lois, Samantha, and the fight for disability justice

“Get me out of here.”  This statement by Lois Curtis set off a series of events resulting in the U.S…

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Statement on Samantha R Ruling

A crisis born of systemic neglect: Disability Rights NC CEO Virginia Knowlton Marcus urges immediate…

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Judge Orders NC to End Segregation of Thousands of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 2, 2022 North Carolina must stop discriminating against thousands of peop…


FACT SHEET & FAQs: Samantha R. v. North Carolina

On Nov. 2, 2022, Superior Court Judge R. Allen Baddour entered an injunctive relief order in Samanth…

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John Rittelmeyer (1955 – 2019)

In loving memory of our beloved friend, mentor, and disability rights attorney who inspires us to se…

Susan Pollitt

Join DRNC in Congratulating Susan (“Susy”) Pollitt!

Join DRNC in congratulating Susan (“Susy”) Pollitt who was recently awarded the Julian T Pierce Awar…


Ask how YOU can help people with disabilities vote.

  Take the Survey Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC), NC’s protection and advocacy a…