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DRNC Urges NC Legislative Leaders to Include Incarcerated People in Redistricting Plans

DRNC requests NC leaders to respect and honor the legal rights of all people, including those who ar…

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DRNC Statement on Proposed Bill to Keep Institutionalized Kids Safe

Children deserve to be safe and have an opportunity for a supportive childhood in their communities,…

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National Report Includes Kids Abused in NC Mental Health Institutions

Disability Rights NC Says Abuses Are Ongoing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2021 A disturbing new…

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Breaking the Silence: Jenny’s Story

This is the story of Jenny, who was fed vodka as a newborn. A missed diagnosis and significant syste…

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NC Prison Mental Health Advocacy Coalition Applauds Study

“Impact of a Prison Therapeutic Diversion Unit on Mental and Behavioral Health Outcomes” FOR IMMEDIA…

Four staff members of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council who partnered with DRNC on this event stand next to their booth, all wearing black polos and blue jeans, smiling from behind their masks. They all have two thumbs up. From left to right, a Black woman, older white man, a blond-haired woman and a white middle-aged woman.

Vaccination Event Brings Community Together

DRNC was in Stokes County this month for vaccination drives as part of Project ACCESS, DRNC’s initia…

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Advocacy Through Litigation

The pandemic hasn’t slowed the DRNC team’s work. In fact, the dangers presented by COVID-19 have int…

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DRNC Staff Updates

Welcome to Sarah Hoffman, Candace Speller and Ashleigh Swayze, three new staff members who joined th…

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Winston-Salem Police Department Sued for Disability Discrimination

The Winston–Salem Police Department (WSPD) violated well-established civil rights law when officers…

DRNC Challenges North Carolina Voting Law

Federal Lawsuit Seeks to End Voting Rights Violations for Voters with Disabilities  FOR IMMEDIATE RE…