Category: Press Release

Legal Organizations Seek Preliminary Injunction in NC DHHS Lawsuit  

Lawsuit Alleges Illegal Prolonged Jailing of People with Mental Health Disabilities        FOR…

Lawsuit Alleges Illegal Prolonged Jailing of People with Mental Health Disabilities 

Civil Rights Advocacy Organizations Seek Firm Timelines for Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18,…

Federal Judge Clears Way for NC Foster Children’s Discrimination Case to Proceed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2024 Contact: Holly Stiles, Disability Rights North Carolina, holly…

Agreement in Samantha R. et al. vs. NCDHHS and the State of North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2024 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCD…

NC Jails Must Ensure Life-Saving Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2024 North Carolina is facing an overdose death crisis where our love…

Asheville Woman Gains Right to Have Service Animal Assistance

Court Orders Global Plasma Company To Continue To Allow Use Of Service Animal During Plasma Donation…

Firefighter First in NC to Get Accommodations for EMT Exam

Trailblazer sets examples for others: “I have wanted to be a firefighter since I was 5.” FOR IMMEDIA…

CEO Virginia Knowlton Marcus named Leader in the Law

Disability Rights North Carolina’s (DRNC’s) CEO, Virginia Knowlton Marcus, was surprised to learn th…

Innovative NC Program Launches National TBI Database

For Immediate Release  March 28, 2023   Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) has initiated the co…