Hawkins v. Cohen

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Hawkins v. Cohen Summary: PROTECTIONS FOR N.C. MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES: HAWKINS v. COHEN Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.) is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017 by Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy and the National Health Law Program to stop illegal terminations… Continue Reading

Speak Out! Community Input Needed at Forum on Better Disaster Preparedness Following Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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Contact: Becka Fortune 919-856-2195 communications@disabilityrightsnc.org   Disability Rights North Carolina is hosting a community forum on the Hurricane Florence disaster response and recovery efforts with a specific focus on disability.   Forum: Disaster, Displacement and Disability When:  Saturday, March 16, 2019 –… Continue Reading

Conference 2019

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Join us for the 6th Annual Disability Advocacy Conference “Building Skills and Growing Networks” Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Durham Hilton Near Duke University Register Now Early Bird General Admission: $125  ($150 after March 31) Early Bird Attorney seeking… Continue Reading

The Storm After the Storm

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A report, The Storm after the Storm, issued by Disability Rights North Carolina, provides strong evidence that federal, state and local emergency management officials must act to ensure the well-being of people with disabilities during natural disasters. Analyzing the response… Continue Reading

Disaster, Displacement and Disability Forum

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A community forum on the Hurricane Florence disaster response and recovery efforts with a specific focus on disability* Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) worked in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence to monitor the status of people with disabilities in emergency… Continue Reading

Free Assistive Technology Event in Rocky Mount, Nov. 1st

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Free Community Event on Assistive Technology and Disability Rights Joint Initiative of Self-Help Credit Union & Disability Rights North Carolina You are invited to attend a free event on Thursday, November 1, 2:30-5PM at the BTW Resource Center, 225 S.… Continue Reading

Celebrate with Disability Rights NC!

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A Celebration of Leadership! Please join us to celebrate Vicki Smith’s ten years of leadership for Disability Rights North Carolina and to welcome incoming Executive Director Virginia Knowlton Marcus When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.… Continue Reading

Disaster Preparedness — Hurricane Florence

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Disability Rights North Carolina has been closely monitoring Hurricane Florence and its aftermath to anticipate and assess its impact on North Carolinians with disabilities, older adults and others with access and functional needs. We are monitoring to ensure the safety… Continue Reading