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3rd Annual Disability Vote Summit

By June 28, 2022No Comments

Voting is one of the many ways people can become engaged in their communities and have a voice in the policies, people, and decisions that shape their lives. Despite voting’s importance to every American and despite that there are close disabled people face consistent barriers at the polls and are not engaged in voter outreach campaigns. In the 2020 general election, of the people with disabilities who voted, close to 10% experienced difficulties. 

It is for these reasons and more that AAPD, the National Disability Rights Network, and the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities present our 3rd annual Disability Vote Summit.

The Summit will take place Wednesday and Thursday, June 29-30, 2022, 1:00-4:00pm Eastern.

All the sessions will be virtual, streamed through zoom, and free to all. American Sign Language interpretation, real-time captioning, and Spanish Language translation will be provided.

Click here to register for the summit.

This summit will include sessions on:

  • Why We Vote: Centering the Issues
  • Making Elections More Accessible
  • Partnering for Success
  • Protecting Voting Rights and Access
  • Making Voting Outreach More Accessible
  • Motivating Disabled Voters in 2022

Click here to learn more about the sessions and speakers.

Join us and be a part of building the power of the disability vote!