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Disability Rights Arizona is the protection and advocacy agency for Arizonans with disabilities. DRAZ is a not for profit public interest law firm, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.


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Protecting and advancing the rights of people with disabilities across Arizona for almost 30 years.
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Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) throughout the United States assure that the human and civil rights of persons with disabilities are protected.
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As Arizona’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system and Client Assistance Program (CAP), DRAZ develops areas of focus for each fiscal year.
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Disability Rights Arizona’s staff includes directors, attorneys, advocates, and other administrative positions. Our staff has experience in a wide range of areas, including client advocacy, litigation, policy development, and community outreach.
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The PAIMI (Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness) Advisory Council advises Disability Rights Arizona on priorities to be carried out in protecting and advocating the rights of people with mental illness.