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Judge Orders NC to End Segregation of Thousands of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 2, 2022 North Carolina must stop discriminating against thousands of peop…

FACT SHEET & FAQs: Samantha R. v. North Carolina

On Nov. 2, 2022, Superior Court Judge R. Allen Baddour entered an injunctive relief order in Samanth…

Attention NC Medicaid Beneficiaries: Notice of Rights Under Franklin v. Kinsley

A settlement was reached on October 14, 2022, subject to court approval, in Franklin v. Kinsley, for…

John Rittelmeyer (1955 – 2019)

In loving memory of our beloved friend, mentor, and disability rights attorney who inspires us to se…

Join DRNC in Congratulating Susan (“Susy”) Pollitt!

Join DRNC in congratulating Susan (“Susy”) Pollitt who was recently awarded the Julian T Pierce Awar…

Your Voting Rights

People with disabilities may need assistance to vote. You might need to ask for help to vote either…

Reforms Must be Implemented to Stop Suicides in NC Prisons.

Nine people have died by suicide in North Carolina prisons this year, more suicides than any year ex…

SSI/SSDI Benefits Q&A (on demand recording)

SSI/SSDI Webinar and FAQ. Learn about benefits and your legal rights to work, live, and play.

A Summary of DRNC’s 2023 Advocacy Targets

2023 Advocacy Targets: What you need to know This quick summary describes each of DRNC’s propo…

Information on Hurricane Ian

  Disability Rights North Carolina is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and its aftermath to ant…