Samantha R. Town Hall
Did You Miss Our Recent Samantha R Townhall?
The historic Samantha R ruling is exciting news! It means actual change, not just promises, and it is the biggest opportunity yet to improve the lives of thousands of people in NC with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). On Friday, November 18 we held two 60-minute community conversations about the new ruling. Emma Kinyanjui and Lisa Grafstein, DRNC counsel for the plaintiffs, were on-hand to summarize the ruling and answer questions.
Watch the full video: Samantha R. Town Hall Recording – YouTube
We want to hear from you! Do you live in a facility but want to live in the community? Do you live successfully in the community with the help you need? Do you live in the community and worry that you will be put in a facility because you don’t have the help you need? Tell us why living in the community important to you.
Share your story here Share your Story! – DRNC (disabilityrightsnc.org)
Ruling Samantha R., et al. v North Carolina and the NC Department of Health and Human Services
DRNC CEO Virginia Knowlton-Marcus Statement on Samantha R. Ruling
Fact sheets and FAQs
Read Samantha’s Story