Protecting the rights of people with disabilities

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As North Carolina’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency, we are dedicated to enforcing and protecting the rights of all North Carolinians with disabilities. We do this through these four areas of work.

Latest News & Announcements

NEWS: Six State Constitutional Amendments

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There will be six constitutional amendments on your ballot in November. Two are of particular concern to people with disabilities, and we have provided links to all six below. One amendment would lower the cap on the state income tax… Continue Reading

NEWS: Two Bills Shape NC Medicaid

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Two bills passed in the recent legislative session that will shape NC’s Medicaid system for years to come. Currently, North Carolina’s Medicaid program is mostly fee-for-service, with MH/DD/SAS services in managed care. The State is in the process of transitioning… Continue Reading

Virginia Knowlton Marcus

Meet Our New Executive Director

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The Board of Directors for Disability Rights North Carolina is pleased to announce the appointment of Virginia Knowlton Marcus as the organization’s next executive director. She will replace Vicki Smith, who is retiring as executive director at the end of… Continue Reading

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