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(34.0492,-118.27)
 

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Mission Statement

To promote the rights of people with disabilities and the public interest in and awareness of those rights by providing legal and related services.

Description

The DRLC is composed of several programs serving people with disabilities. The Civil Rights Litigation Project provides free legal representation to people with disabilities who are encountering discrimination in violation of their civil rights. The Cancer Legal Resource Center, a joint project with Loyola Law School, provides information, educational outreach, resources, and referrals to people with cancer who are facing legal problems because of their disease. The Education Advocacy Project provides special education training, workshops, and individual advocacy to students with learning disabilities and their families. The Community Outreach Program provides training and educational programs regarding rights and obligations under disability rights laws to people with disabilities, service providers, businesses, employers, and others. The DRLC also offers Options Counseling, a Lawyer Referral Service, and Pro Bono Opportunities.

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http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org

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