2021 Legislative Events

  • January 8, 2021

At the beginning of every year our community comes together to advocate for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities at legislative events. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing many of the plans for many in person events. As details are announced for 2021 legislative events DRT will keep you updated here.

Disability Day on the Hill 

Educate to Advocate

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  • Tuesday, March 2, from 4-5 p.m CST - Virtual Training and Update on Legislative Issues Improtant to People with Disabilities ‚ÄčEducate to Advocate 2021 Flier PDF

NAMI Day on the Hill

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  • Tuesday, February 23, from 12 pm  - 2 pm CST - Find Your Voice, Tell Your Story
  • Wednesday, February 24, from 12 pm - 1 pm -CST  Words Matter & Social Media Storm
  • Wednesday, March 3, 4 pm - 5 pm CST - Diversity & Mental Health Messaging
  • Wednesday, March 10, 4 pm - 5 pm CST - Young Adult Advocacy

Childrens Advocacy Days

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  • March 9th-12th from 9am -12pm CST - TN Commission on Children and Youth's Children's Advocacy Days

 

Advocacy Resources

 

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933