November 2020 Newsletter

November 30, 2020

New Advocacy Plan Disability Rights South Carolina (DRSC) has adopted new Advocacy Plan to support our mission and vision and demonstrate our commitment to disability justice through advocacy that we hope leads to more inclusion, equality, and full participation for all people….

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September 2020 Newsletter

October 14, 2020

New Voting Information A new law has been passed allowing all voters to vote absentee in the November General Election under the “State of Emergency” reason. To get up to date information about voting this November go to the SC…

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August 2020 Newsletter

August 26, 2020

Advocacy Watch People with disabilities must be able to cast their vote safely during the pandemic and feel confident that their vote will be counted. Our elected officials are meeting in September to make changes to election rules during the…

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July 2020 Newsletter

July 31, 2020

We Need To Hear From You We are conducting a community feedback survey to help us set our goals for next year. Please take a moment to fill out this 3 minute survey. P&A Files Lawsuit to Improve Conditions at Charleston…

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P&A Announces New Legal Director

July 20, 2020

Following an extensive search, P&A is happy to announce we have selected a new legal director. Randall Dong comes to P&A in his 30th year of practicing law.  After graduating from the University of Virginia Law School, he spent 15…

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June 2020 Newsletter

June 27, 2020

Tell Us What You Think! Each year P&A develops goals to guide what we will work on in the next year. This survey will help us set our goals by gathering input from the community. Unfortunately, P&A does not receive enough funding…

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P&A Statement

June 2, 2020

We condemn the horrific killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police and reject white supremacy, racism, and the very idea that any individual or group has the right to dominate others. Regardless of how we look,…

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April 2020 Newsletter

April 28, 2020

P&A Update P&A is working to ensure that the rights of people with disabilities across South Carolina are not violated during the Covid-19 pandemic. Across the country we have seen examples of rights being taken away in areas such as…

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A Message from P&A Regarding COVID-19

March 17, 2020

“Social distancing.” “Isolation.” “Self-quarantine.” “No visitors.” These are new phrases we are now hearing in South Carolina.  As Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. (P&A) takes safety measures to protect our clients and staff, we reflect on how…

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