On July 18, 2014, DRLC sent a letter to the Honorable Bob Menendez, Committee Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and the Honorable Bob Corker, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, expressing support for ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). In the letter, DRLC explains the significance of the CRPD, as well as the treaty's importance to the disability community.
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DRLC fulfills its mission by forming strategic alliances with groups within the disability community, the law school community, the legal community, the civil rights community and the cancer community. It is through these alliances that DRLC teaches disability law, co-counsels cases, spearheads disability-related conferences, issues comments on pending legislation, aligns with specialty bar associations, and supports the greater issues of civil rights for all people.