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Disability Rights Maryland Inc

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Causes: Civil Rights, Crime & Law, Disabilities, Disabled Persons Rights, Legal Services

Mission: Disability Rights Maryland is the only nonprofit organization exclusively focused on providing free legal advocacy services to people with all types of disabilities, of all ages and in all settings, statewide. As the protection & advocacy organization for Maryland, DRM, is a valued member of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

Target demographics: advance the civil rights of people with disabilities.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,500+ individuals on a broad range of issues

Geographic areas served: Maryland

Programs: Our advocacy ensures that people with disabilities receive needed services and supports, such as access to health care, education, housing and transportation. Specific accomplishments include: education, housing, health care, transportation, nursing homes, voting, community services and supports for people with developmental and psychiatric disabilities. DRM creates a more integrated, just society and improves the lives of people with disabilities by advancing legal rights and ensuring equality of opportunity to participate in community life.

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