Disability Rights California

Founded in 1978, DRC is the largest disability advocacy agency in the nation. Offices in Sacramento, Oakland, LA, San Diego, and Fresno.
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider
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Tags: Disability Rights

DRC’s mission is to advocate, educate, investigate, and litigate to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities. DRC envisions a barrier-free, inclusive, and diverse world that values every individual. In this world, all people with disabilities enjoy the power of equal rights and opportunities, dignity, choice, independence, and freedom from abuse, neglect, and discrimination.

DRC was founded in 1978 as California’s Protection & Advocacy, Inc. The organization’s named changed to Disability Rights California in 2008 as a result of an effort by the Board of Directors to more accurately describe DRC’s work. Today, DRC is the largest disability advocacy agency in the nation with 220 staff members.

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