Craven County Woman Shares her Vaccine Journey

Barbara Lee is smiling at the camera. She is wearing a purple t-shirt and black jacket. She is wearing black framed glasses and holding a cane.

Staff post Cas Shearin Media Strategist/Senior Writer   Barbara Lee was all sparkles at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Wearing glittery hoop earrings and a bright purple tee-shirt with […]

DRNC’s 2020 Deaths in Jails Report

Prison cell with hands showing through grate

Record number of suicides in NC jails: Drug-related deaths, inadequate access to medical care also on the rise Executive summary and background More people have died by suicide in NC […]

Spotlight on DRNC’s Rep Payee Team

Two adult sisters with light brown skin, sit at a table enjoying lunch. One of them has an intellectual disability, and her sister puts her arm around her. Both are smiling. A family member can be a rep payee for a disabled relative.

Can you imagine how a small group of excellent investigators could traverse the state of North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast, interview nearly 2,000 disabled people where they […]