DRMS News

American's With Disabilities Act

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…

Read More
every-vote-counts

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/

Read More
Disability Rights Mississippi

DRAFT Team Plans for FY2017 – Available for Input

DRMS has drafted its annual plan for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2016. The proposed Education and Community Integration priorities, projects, and case selection criteria have been developed based on the calls, comments, questions, and requests we…

Read More
law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DRMS Supports SPLC’s Charter Schools Lawsuit

Disability Rights Mississippi supports the Southern Poverty Law Center’s lawsuit to ensure proper funding and oversight for all Mississippi schools. Under current law, charter schools in Mississippi divert local and state taxpayer funds from traditional public school districts. According to…

Read More
english_main_banner

Help DRMS promote National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Oct. 24th!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities….

Read More