The House of Representatives has passed, and the Senate may soon take up, legislation that cuts hundreds of billions of dollars from the Medicaid program to pay for tax cuts for big businesses and wealthy individuals. We need […]
American's With Disabilities Act
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 […]
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: DRMS Votes  
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 […]
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. […]