DRMS News

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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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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