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Dangerous Overcrowding, Deaths in NC Jails Paid by State Program

Disability Rights NC Uncovers Urgent Need for Legislative Fixes For Immediate Release August 16, 202…

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The Rapid Transmission of the Delta Variant

In this DRNC statement, CEO stresses urgent need for vaccinations Skyrocketing cases of the highly c…

Federal Judge Orders NC to Provide Accessible Absentee Voting

For Immediate Release June 17, 2021 Raleigh, NC – On June 15, 2021, Judge Terrence W. Boyle of the…

Chronic Failures Upend Cardinal

In merging with Vaya Health, has Cardinal Innovations finally succumbed to public scrutiny from advo…

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Letter to Governor on COVID-19 Stimulus Package

EJA urges Gov. Cooper to create equitable economic recovery On May 13, 2021 Virginia Knowlton Marcus…

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Statement on Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdicts

The jury’s verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin resulted in his c…

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Stop Discrimination in Schools

Stop H247  H247 is an education bill with two provisions that will allow schools to enact discipline…

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COVID-19 Lawsuit Settlement Guarantees 3,500 Early Releases

Civil Rights Organizations Announce Settlement Agreement Securing at least 3,500 Early Releases from…

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NC Increases COVID-19 Medical Rationing Protections for Disabled Patients

The US Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) resolved a federal c…

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Police Officer Receives $110,000 to Settle ADA Lawsuit

DRNC Uncovers Disability Discrimination Trend in Law Enforcement For Immediate Release January 14, 2…