DRMS News

DD Network Community Outreach Begins August 8th!

Community Conversations being held in 3 different regions of the state.  Other agencies and programs will also be present to provide information and we are expecting a great community turnout. Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS), The University of Southern Mississippi Institute…

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DRMS Announces Goals and Priorities for FY2020

DRMS FY2020 STATEMENT OF GOALS AND PRIORITIES   Goal One: Individuals with disabilities will be free from abuse, neglect, and violation of individual rights.  Staff will identify and investigate instances of rights violations of individuals with disabilities in all/any living…

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Opportunities for Public Input

You can send information regarding your thoughts or experiences with the PAIMI program and the work of DRMS. We base our yearly goals and priorities on issues we’ve been called about, and input we receive from the public, in addition…

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DRMS Assists Client in Successful Complaint Against a Worldwide Franchise

DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI Announces Resolution Agreement in Local KFC Discrimination Issue   Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS), the protection and advocacy agency for the state, releases the announcement that after representing the Mrs. Bobbie Cole family in their dispute with a…

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Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act

Rooted in Rights and Disability Rights Washington generously created for us a new video about HR 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act. This is the bill that would create a new P&A for the representative payee program….

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