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Blind Patients Receive Settlement from UNC Health Care System

National Federation of the Blind and Disability Rights North Carolina Also Parties FOR IMMEDIATE REL…

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Day 6 of 15 | Employment

People with disabilities face many barriers to finding work, keeping their jobs, or getting better j…

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Voters with Disabilities 

Disability Rights NC Challenged Law Limiting Voting Access for Disabled Voters   FOR IMMEDIATE…

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Day 5 of 15 | Voting

People with disabilities have enormous voting power: one in four people eligible to vote has a disab…

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Day 4 of 15 | Community Access

Our Community Access and Inclusion work makes sure that everyone can live, work, and play in our com…

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Day 3 of 15 | Education Rights

Every child in North Carolina has the constitutional right to a sound, basic education, yet many dis…

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Day 2 of 15 | Access Authority

Want to know a surprising fact about Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC)? We have a super power!…

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Day 1 of 15 | Rep Payee

Imagine, a small group of investigators traversing North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast,…

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DRNC denounces the Dobbs decision which overturns landmark Roe V. Wade case

People with disabilities have fought for decades against laws restricting their bodily autonomy – th…