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Kiara Mcleod


Kiara joined the team at DRNC in March of 2023 as an investigator/advocate where she will focus on investigations involving Social Security Beneficiaries and their Representative Payees. Previously, Kiara worked in both the nonprofit and mental health fields as well as with children and adolescents with disabilities. She was drawn to disability advocacy because of a familial connection to the disability community.

In her free time, Kiara enjoys writing, art, cooking, and spending time with her family.

She received her Bachelor’s degree in Family and Community Services from East Carolina University.

Disability Rights NC

About Us

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

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

In 1986, Congress took significant action to stop abuse, neglect, and other rights violations against people with mental health disabil...


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