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Chris Hodgson Portrait

Chris Hodgson

Target Leader

Chris Hodgson joined DRNC as a staff attorney in 2015 after graduating from UNC School of Law. In 2020, Hodgson was promoted to Target Leader on the community inclusion team. In this role, he develops and leads the work for the Employment and Community Access Targets for the CIT. In addition to a law degree, Hodgson has a master’s in philosophy from Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s in English from Southern Illinois University. Hodgson developed his passion for disability rights prior to law school through his work as a direct care aide, case manager, and day program coordinator.

Disability Rights NC


Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy agency that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina...

Our Story

In the 1970s, a TV reporter took a hidden camera into a school for children with disabilities in New York. Parents thought...

What is a P&A?

After Willowbrook, congress made sure that every state has a Protective and Advocacy agency. DRNC is the federally mandated...

Our Team

All staff currently working for Disability Rights North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order, including titles and background info...

Board of Directors

DRNC’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. All or...

PAIMI Advisory Council

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