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.

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Speaking Up About Saving Medicaid!

The House of Representatives has passed, and the Senate may soon take up, legislation that cuts hundreds of billions of dollars from the Medicaid program to pay for tax cuts for big businesses and wealthy individuals. We need your help...
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New Leadership at DRMS

Disability Rights Mississippi Announces Executive Director Disability Rights Mississippi is pleased to announce that Polly Tribble has been selected by its Board of Directors to serve as Executive Director of the agency beginning July 1, 2017.  Mrs. Tribble has worked...
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Disability Rights Remain Important

On Saturday January 21, 2017, Disability Rights Mississippi’s (DRMS) Executive Director Ann Maclaine spoke to the approximately 2000 people assembled for the Women’s March in downtown Jackson MS. Participants organized for varying concerns and represented those groups that already feel...
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Voting Rights Site for DRMS

We have developed a web-site specifically related to voting rights, accessibility, and assistance in an effort to educate and empower all voters in MS with disabilities.  Please check it out by following this link: http://www.votingrightsdrms.org/
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