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We are North Carolina’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency, dedicated to advancing and defending the rights of people with disabilities. We do this through an array of advocacy strategies.

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Free Assistive Technology Event in Rocky Mount, Nov. 1st

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Free Community Event on Assistive Technology and Disability Rights Joint Initiative of Self-Help Credit Union & Disability Rights North Carolina You are invited to attend a free event on Thursday, November 1, 2:30-5PM at the BTW Resource Center, 225 S.… Continue Reading

Celebrate with Disability Rights NC!

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A Celebration of Leadership! Please join us to celebrate Vicki Smith’s ten years of leadership for Disability Rights North Carolina and to welcome incoming Executive Director Virginia Knowlton Marcus When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.… Continue Reading

Disaster Preparedness — Hurricane Florence

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Disability Rights North Carolina has been closely monitoring Hurricane Florence and its aftermath to anticipate and assess its impact on North Carolinians with disabilities, older adults and others with access and functional needs. We are monitoring to ensure the safety… Continue Reading

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