Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee


Disability Rights Tennessee (formerly Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC)) is dedicated to protecting the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities. A new website and brand will be launched soon. 

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2014 Election Day Hotline: 800.287.9636
11/4/14 | 6am-7pm CST

Election Day Hotline Ad with Red Phone


Image: Tennessee skyline silhouette from Memphis to Knoxville. Text: Support Disability Rights, Paint Tennessee Blue.

Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon

Join the conversation with business and community leaders to close the gap on the employment of Tennesseans with disabilities. Keynote Speaker, Randy Lewis, retired Walgreens Sr. Vice President, will address how to make workplaces welcoming for people with disabilities. Get your tickets now!

When:      Tuesday, August 5 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

Where:     Nashville City Club

Tickets:    Corporate $150 | Nonprofit/Government $75


Video: Providing Legal Services to Persons with Disabilities

Access the training video designed to help attorneys and legal agencies that work with people with disabilities. The video aims to create awareness and reduce barriers persons with disabilities face when seeking legal services. This is a joint project with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Tennessee's Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission. 


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Financial Statements

Copies of DLAC's 990 and Audit Statements can be accessed on our GivingMatters Profile Page. 

2011 Annual Report

DLAC just released its first Annual Report to the community. In it we share client success stories, progress on our efforts to make systemic change, and how we expend our funds. Take a moment and read how DLAC is creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities and share the stories with others who support disability rights. 
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Our redesigned website is intended to help you find the information you need quickly and effectively. To navigate through the website use the top menu bar buttons. For more information on Disability Law & Advocacy Center's priorities and objectives for this year, just click on the Priorities link above.

Also, please stop by our Survey section to provide us with information to help us develop our Priorities and Objectives for the next fiscal year.


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