August 23, 2017
Join Disability Rights Tennessee in welcoming Megan Lawrence, Microsoft Accessibility Technical Evangelist, on October 24th for our 4th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon. #DEAL2017
August 8, 2017
Do you or someone you know want to join our dedicated team working to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities? We are currently hiring for a Legal Director to join our leadership team and oversee the agency's legal team.
July 20, 2017
Online voter registration is coming to Tennesse! To make it work for everyone, DRT collaborated with the Tennessee Secretary of State's Division of Elections to increase accessibility.
July 11, 2017
The debate on whether to punish inmates or provide them rehabilitation is not new. But how does this debate apply to inmate with mental health diagnoses? DRT Investigator, April Mancino-Rosete, explores this question and describes true events of how mental health crisis has been handled in jails and prisons in Tennessee.
July 11, 2017
DRT got together with the Tennessee Long Term Care Ombudsman Program and asked some questions about their services.
July 10, 2017
Lisa shares how DRT works to protect Tennesseans with disabilities from abuse and neglect.
July 5, 2017
A federal judge certified the lawsuit brought againt the Tennessee Department of Corrections for failure to provide adequate treatment to inmates with Hepatitis C (HCV) as a class action. Read more about this decision and read about the latest update on the case.
June 19, 2017
Use the hashtag #WithoutMedicaid to share how your life may be impacted by cuts to the federal program.
June 8, 2017
Know your rights when you go to the polls.