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Lawsuit Filed Today in Federal Court July 27, 2020 – Raleigh, NC – Today, disability organizations filed a lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Elections (“NCSBOE”) for excluding North Carolinians with disabilities from their Absentee Voting program. The
DRNC is seeking a human resources generalist part time (20 hour) / contract Agency Description: Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is NC’s designated Protection & Advocacy agency and the only organization exclusively dedicated to providing free
July 26 marks the 30 year anniversary since the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) passage into law. Learn more about the ADA, and explore some of the local and online events celebrating this anniversary. The story of the ADA Signing
For years, Sadie and her grandson John lived in a home that was severely damaged by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. Rain would pour into Sadie’s home during storms, and her well pump was broken. Then, last December, things got worse.
A statement from our Chief Executive Officer On July 26, 2020, our nation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark legislation has been hailed as the “Emancipation Proclamation” for disabled Americans. The ADA has
Lo que necesita saber sobre las metas de promoción En este breve resumen, se describe cada una de las metas de promoción propuestas por Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) y se explica por qué son importantes. Garantizar que las
Every year, DRNC offers internships to several law students interested in disability rights and public interest law. This year, we expanded our internship program and offered internships to several undergrads as well. Meet DRNC 2020 summer legal interns Nicholas Derico
Advocacy Targets: What you need to know This quick summary describes each of DRNC’s proposed advocacy Targets and explains why they are important. Keep students with disabilities in school Students with disabilities get excluded from school more than other students.
DRNC is Seeking a Staff Attorney to Join the I&R Team Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, that provides free legal advocacy services to people with all types of disabilities, of all ages, throughout North Carolina. A part
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Court orders immediate action to protect people incarcerated in NC prisons from COVID-19 Today, in a lifesaving decision, Superior Court Judge Rozier issued an order outlining immediate actions to protect people incarcerated in our prison system from contracting COVID-19. He
A few weeks ago, we wrote how the state’s proposed emergency plans for hospitals put people with disabilities at the back of the line for life-saving care. This is a violation of civil rights. So DRNC filed a complaint with the Office of
Last week, DRNC made a statement denouncing police brutality and affirming Black Lives Matter. We wanted to follow up with some ideas for how you can join us in fighting against racism and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. We