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New! Read DRC's December 2013 Newsletter
November 18, 2013 Marks Move-In Day!
On this day, 3 individuals, including 2
Meter et. al. v. Mayhew, finally
moved out of nursing
homes and into their own
apartments in the community.
THANK YOU to everyone who attended DRC's
Annual Membership Dinner!
Over 200 individuals joined
us for this wonderful event,
which featured an inspirational
keynote address by U.S.
Senator Angus King. The following
individuals / business
were also honored for their advocacy work on behalf of people with disabilities.
- Lydia Richard, Helen M. Bailey Advocacy Award
- Gil Broberg, Equal Access for All Award
- Proctor & Gamble, Tambrands' Flexi-Center Initiative, Disability Rights Center Business Award
On Oct. 24, the National Council on Disability
released its report,
Experience of Voters with Disabilities
2012 Election Cycle. This report, developed with assistance
from the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN),
"examines the impact of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 by documenting the experiences of voters with disabilities during the 2012 general election cycle." Visit NCD's website to download the full report, the Executive Summary or the one-page highlights.
Maine Becomes an Employment First state.
To learn more about Employment First and the coalition behind this effort, visit http://www.employmentfirstmaine.org.
Read DRC's 2012 Annual Report
DRC 2013 Dinner Sponsors
DRC works closely with Speaking Up For Us (SUFU), Maine's statewide self-advocacy agency for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Click here to read more about SUFU's activities across Maine.