In response to our lawsuit, DHS has agreed to temporarily restore previous in-home care services for people with disabilities that the agency cut this Fall. Continue Reading Temporary freeze to home care cuts
Below you will find the most recent updates about some of our ongoing projects.
For the last decade and a half, I’ve had the privilege to work at Disability Rights Oregon, as a special education advocate. I represent students in special education, engage in policy advocacy, and work closely with the Latino community. I teach Spanish-speaking parents how to advocate for their children’s rights. I support them and nurture their development as leaders… Continue Reading Come celebrate our 40th anniversary with us
Sixteen-year old Niko Boskovic won first place in a prestigious essay contest, and was selected as a delegate to an annual educational program. But, the program sponsor, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, withdrew his prize after learning Niko experiences autism and uses a letter board to communicate. Our attorneys worked with Niko and his family to… Continue Reading A bigger movement, by Niko Boskovic
After nearly 40 years of pioneering civil rights legal advocacy, Disability Rights Oregon’s Legal Director is retiring. Continue Reading Kathy Wilde: Nearly 40 years of civil rights advocacy