Reports

DRDC DC Voting Access Report on the November 8, 2022 General Election - NEW!

New Report about a Patient Death at St. Elizabeths

DRDC DC Voting Access Report June 21, 2022 Primary Election

Do No Harm: Incidents at PIW July 2022

Fixing the District's Youth Behavioral Health System

New Report on Disturbing Death at PIW

New Report on Tragic COVID-19 Deaths at St. Elizabeths

DRDC Advocates for Equity During Vaccine Distribution in Letter to DC Department of Behavioral Health and DC Health

DRDC Advocates for Equity During Vaccine Distribution in Letter to the Deputy Mayor, DC Department of Health Care Finance, and DC Health

Abuse Unabated Restraint and Seclusion at St. Elizabeths Hospital

DRDC Letter Demanding Action to Address the Spread of COVID-19 in DDA’s Residential Placements Word | PDF

ULS Letter to Mayor Bowser Urging Action to Address COVID-19 in DC Nursing Facilities

DRDC Letter to Mayor Bowser Urging Action to Ensure Healthcare Access during Covid-19 Pandemic

2019 Seclusion Restraint Report

Report on Abusive Restraint and Seclusion Practices at St. Elizabeths

Solitary Confinement at St. Elizabeths Hospital

Report on a Death at St. Elizabeths Hospital

Traumatic Brain Injury in the District:  The Ignored Injury

Restraint, Seclusion and Abuse in the District of Columbia and the Need for Accountability

The Importance of Inclusion: Pathway from School to Community Integration

Report on the Death of Mr. Riley

ADA 25th Anniversary Report Word | PDF

The Way Home Child and Youth Access to Community-Based Services Post-Psychiatric Hospitalization in the District of Columbia report on the injury of JY

Time for Change: A Call to Reform the District of Columbia's Guardianship System

A Voice Ignored: Report on a Death at a Nursing Facility

A Deplorable Death

Segregated and Secluded:
An Investigation of D.C. Residents at the Florida
Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation

"An Investigation of the Department of Mental Health, Anchor Mental Health Services, and the Death of Jean Edny Louis

The Work Option for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: The Obstacles and the Possibilities.

Kids and Mental Health Services in D.C.:
A Handbook for Parents and Legal Guardians

Out of State, Out of Mind:
The Hidden Lives of D.C. Youth in Residential Treatment Centers

Olmstead 10TH Anniversary Report

March 12, 2014 Medication & School Rights Event

Assault in the Visitor’s Room: Staff Abuse at St. Elizabeths Hospital

Abuse and Neglect

Restraint, Seclusion and Abuse in the District of Columbia and the Need for Accountability  

Assault in the Visitor’s Room: Staff Abuse at St. Elizabeths Hospital 

Community Integration

The Importance of Inclusion: Pathway from School to Community Integration 

ADA 25th Anniversary Report Word | PDF

Legal Rights

Time for Change: A Call to Reform the District of Columbia's Guardianship System

Mental Health

The Way Home Child and Youth Access to Community-Based Services Post-Psychiatric Hospitalization in the District of Columbia report on the injury of JY

Kids and Mental Health Services in D.C.: 
A Handbook for Parents and Legal Guardians

Voting

DC Voting Access Report November 3, 2020 General Election

DC Voting Access Report June 2, 2020 Primary Election

Incarcerated DC Residents Know Your Rights - How to Vote in the General Election 2020

DRDC's 2020 General Election How to Vote Fact Sheet

DRDC's 2020 General Election How to Vote Fact Sheet for CRF Residents

DC Voting Access Report - June 19, 2018 Primary Election PDF | WORD

DC Voting access report - June 14, 2016 Presidential Primary PDF | WORD

Testimony

DC Council Committee on Health and Committee on Hospital and Health Equity Department of Health Care Finance Performance Oversight Hearing (February 8, 2024)

DC Council Committee on Health Department of Behavioral Health Performance Oversight Hearing (January 24, 2024)

DC Council Committee on Executive Administration and Labor D.C. Board of Elections Public Roundtable (June 26, 2023)

DC Council Committee on Executive Administration and Labor D.C. Board of Elections Performance Oversight Hearing (March 1, 2023)

DC Council Committee on Transportation and the Environment District Department of Transportation Oversight Hearing (February 27, 2023)

DC Council Committee on Health Department of Health Care Finance FY23 Budget Hearing (April 8, 2022)

DC Council Committee on Health Department of Health Care Finance FY21-22 Performance Oversight Hearing (March 10, 2022)

DC Council Committee on Transportation & the Environment District Department of Transportation Oversight Hearing (February 18, 2022)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary D.C. Board of Elections Oversight Hearing (February 9, 2022)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary B24-0507 Elections Modernization Amendment Act of 2021 Public Hearing (January 6, 2022)

DC Council Committee on Health Oversight Hearing on the District’s COVID-19 Vaccination Process (April 29, 2021)

DC Council Committee on Health Performance Oversight Hearing FY 2020-2021 for the Department of Health Care Finance (March 4, 2021)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary D.C. Board of Elections Oversight Hearing (February 18, 2021)

DC Council Committee on Health Agency Performance Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the Department of Behavioral Health (February 12, 2021)

DC Council Committee on Health Public Oversight Hearing on “The Public Health Element of the District’s COVID-19 Response” (November 11, 2020)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary Public Oversight Roundtable on the Board of Elections’ Preparations for the November 3, 2020 General Election (September 10, 2020)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary Public Oversight Roundtable on the Board of Elections’ Performance regarding the June 2, 2020 Primary Election (June 19, 2020)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics Oversight Hearing (February 12, 2020)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Vote by Mail Amendment Act of 2019 Public Hearing (October 30, 2019)

DC Council Committee on the Judiciary D.C. Board of Elections Oversight Hearing (February 19, 2019)

DC Council Committee on Health Fiscal Year 2017 Agency Performance Oversight Hearings Department of Behavioral Health

DRDC testifies about the Department of Behavioral Health’s failure to adequately fund locally- funded mental health services

ULS submits testimony to City Council on the disproportionate expulsion and suspension of students with disabilities