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Human Rights Committees (HRCs) are groups of local citizens who provide independent oversight in matters related to the rights of people with developmental disabilities. Members include people who receive supports and their families, advocates, professionals and any other community members who are committed to protecting the rights of DDD members.
- Review incidents of neglect, abuse, or denial of a member’s rights.
- Review behavior plans.
- Review proposed research involving members.
- Make recommendations for change to the legislature regarding laws, rules policies, procedures needed to protect members’ rights.
Committees meet once a month for 2-3 hours.
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
To find out more information or to volunteer, contact the Human Rights Committee Liaison at 1-844-770-9500 or by email at TPike@azdes.gov.