Founded in 1989, the
Disabilities Rights Advocacy Group (D.R.A.G.) aims to empower the
disabled population and, to that effect, create awareness among
the able-bodied citizenry.
D.R.A.G is organized to be an avenue where disabled persons can
address and seek recourse to issues concerning discrimination in:
D.R.A.G. is made up of
committees that have the following responsibilities:
Membership. Responsible for recruiting disabled and
concerned individuals to become members of D.R.A.G. Also
responsible for keeping in touch with members and ensuring members
are in good standing. Other duties as directed by the Board.
Transportation. Members are responsible for attending
various transportation meetings and reporting back to
Organization. Also responsible for gathering up-to-date
information and legislation on all modes of transportation,
as it relates to persons with disabilities.
Housing. Members are responsible for researching and
compiling information of newly-constructed or wil be constructed
housing for persons with disabilities. Members may be required to
perform inspections on housing facilities to ensure American With
Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance.
Reviews by-laws annually. Ensures rules and regulations are
followed and are in accordance with the by-laws.
Please check our Milestones page to
see D.R.A.G.'s achievements over the years.