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COVID-19 Resources

Recent important information about the COVID-19 testing, vaccines and more. Page is updated regularl…

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NC Agrees to End Segregated Employment Services

Landmark agreement will increase employment opportunities in communities  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Janu…

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Changes to Segregated Employment in NC

NC agrees to end segregated employment services for people with I/DD and instead support competitive…

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Service Dog Refused in Plasma Donation Area

Asheville Location of Global Plasma Company Sued for Disability Discrimination FOR IMMEDIATE RELEAS…

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The Promise of Olmstead cannot be Broken

A message from DRNC’s CEO This season of gratitude has us thinking about the meaning of home.…

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DRNC’s Response to Annual Survey Feedback

As many of you know, every year DRNC sends out a survey asking North Carolina’s disability community…

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NC’s Hidden Children

We interview DRNC Attorney Joonu Coste about the state’s dangerous practice of sending children to P…

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Past DRNC Board Chair Comments on Draft Olmstead Plan

Good afternoon. My name is Bryan Dooley, and I am a community inclusion specialist at Solutions for…

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Disability Community’s Comments on Draft Olmstead Plan

For nearly two years North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has promi…

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NC’s Draft Olmstead Plan is a #PlanToFail

Staff Post: Cas Shearin Media Strategist/Senior Writer North Carolina’s long-promised draft “Olmst…