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DRRI ACLURI Letter to Finance Committee

MEMORANDUM TO:   K. Joseph Shekarchi, Speaker of the House Christopher R. Blazejewski, Majority Leader Marvin L. Abney, Chair, House Committee on Finance House Committee on Finance FROM: Morna Murray, Executive Director, Disability Rights Rhode Island Steven Brown, Executive Director, ACLU of Rhode Island DATE:     May 24, 2024 RE:         Proposed

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Settlement Reached in ADA Complaint Filed by Disability Rights Rhode Island Against Kent Hospital: $30,000 in Compensation, Improved Communication Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Providence, Rhode Island, December 19, 2023 – Disability Rights Rhode Island (DRRI), the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy System (P&A) for Rhode Island, is pleased to announce that a complaint it filed with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island has resulted in a

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Statement regarding RIDE’s proposed readiness-based graduation requirements

Statement from RIPIN, Disability Rights Rhode Island, Parent Support Network of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council, The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, and The Autism Project on RIDE’s proposed readiness-based graduation requirements

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News Release: CVS Court Case

GROUPS APPLAUD CVS FOR WITHDRAWING U.S. SUPREME COURT PETITION THAT THREATENED THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES  The ACLU of Rhode Island and Disability Rights Rhode Island today applauded Woonsocket-based CVS for withdrawing its petition in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that the groups said could have turned back

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