Press Releases and Statements

Cover of report on suicides in NC jails

Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms

Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms A report issued by Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) on suicide and overdose rates in NC jails includes statistical information for years 2017-2018, and documents continuing

Speak Out! Community Input Needed at Forum on Better Disaster Preparedness Following Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Contact: Becka Fortune 919-856-2195 communications@disabilityrightsnc.org   Disability Rights North Carolina is hosting a community forum on the Hurricane Florence disaster response and recovery efforts with a specific focus on disability.   Forum: Disaster, Displacement and Disability When:  Saturday, March 16,

NEWS RELEASE: Unnecessary Job Requirements Discriminate

May 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC—Disability Rights NC has settled a lawsuit against an employer for equal access to employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Although the terms of the settlement are confidential, it provides an important reminder to businesses that