DRMS News

Job Opening: Prison Rights Attorney

Disability Rights Mississippi has an immediate opening for a time limited full-time (37.5 hours a week) Prison Rights Attorney located in our Jackson office. Position Title:  Prison Rights Attorney Reports to:  Litigation Director Time Limited position:  Two (2) years FLSA…

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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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