Who is DRMS?

Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) is a private, non-profit corporation with a federal mandate to protect and advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities across the state of MS. DRMS has been providing advocacy services for almost thirty years, free of charge, to Mississippians with disabilities and has helped improve the lives of thousands of our state’s most vulnerable population by championing their rights.

DRMS is the only disability advocacy agency in MS that has attorneys on staff to pursue legal remedies if necessary. Our mission is to promote, protect and advocate for the legal and human rights of all people with disabilities, and to assist them with full inclusion in home, community, education and employment.

DRMS Names New Legal Director, Announces New Hires

For nearly thirty years, Disability Rights Mississippi has championed the rights of individuals with disabilities through protection, advocacy, and legal services. This work would not be possible without a staff of committed, skilled individuals who are driven by the mission...
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Disability Rights Mississippi Calls Upon Governor to Prevent Deadly Discrimination Against People with Disabilities Amid COVID-19

Jackson, MS – Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) sent Governor Tate Reeves a letter requesting the state of Mississippi take immediate affirmative action prohibiting the discriminatory rationing of life-saving medical equipment throughout the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. In light of...
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Important Information on Voting Matters in MS

Primary Elections in MS will be held on Tuesday March 10, 2020. You have less than a week to finalize, correct, or update your voter registration information! If you wish to take part and vote in this election, you MUST...
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Press Release – DRMS joins others in filing a formal complaint to the DOJ to demand change and immediate intervention of MDOC

DRMS is one of several advocacy groups that have authored a complaint to the Department of Justice, calling on them to investigate the Mississippi Department of Corrections amid the recent crisis and ongoing problems at its facilities. DRMS believes that...
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