FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2021 CONTACT: Jane Walton, Communications Director 601-968-0600 ext. 234 jwalton@drms.ms  DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI RELEASES REPORT ON PRISON CONDITIONS Investigation finds unlawful conditions, abuse, and discrimination JACKSON, Mississippi — A report released today by […]
As Mississippi’s protection and advocacy agency for individuals with disabilities, DRMS is responsible for protecting the rights of all Mississippians with disabilities…and when we say all, we mean it. The disability community is incredibly diverse. There is no […]
DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI SUES MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR INHUMANE PRISON CONDITIONS JACKSON, Mississippi — Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) has filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) for inhumane and discriminatory conditions and practices in […]
For Immediate Release May 12, 2021 Contact: Jane Walton, Communications Director601-968-0600, ext. 234 DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI STATEMENT REGARDING RECENT INCIDENT INVOLVING PEARL POLICE IN JACKSON JACKSON, Mississippi — On the morning of  May 7, 2021, a Jackson, Mississippi, resident […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2021 DRMS RESPONDS TO DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH FILING JACKSON, Mississippi — Following the Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s recent filing regarding federal intervention into the state’s mental health system, Disability Rights Mississippi […]