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Sandra González


Sandra González joined DRNC in August 2019 as an investigator/advocate for the investigations and monitoring unit. She has a personal and professional connection with people with disabilities and has worked in various advocacy roles for more than 30 years in New York, North Carolina and the southwest. González graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in art therapy. She completed graduate studies for a master’s in public administration with a concentration in health care administration and has a graduate certificate in gerontology from CW Post/ Long Island University. Amongst her other passions, González enjoys nature and many creative pursuits including painting, photography, jewelry making, gardening and baking.

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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