Voting

AAPD’s REV UP Campaign works to increase voter registration and engagement by working to eliminate barriers to the polls and voter suppression.

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What is REV UP?

REV UP stands for “Register, Educate, Vote, Use your Power!” The REV UP network is composed of grassroots coalitions and partner organizations that work to advance the Disability Vote. REV UP’s mission is to foster civic engagement and protect the voting rights of Americans with disabilities.

Join the REV UP Network!

REV UP is a growing national network and you can help build the disability vote by joining an existing local REV UP coalition, launching a coalition if you there isn’t one in your area, or joining the network as an individual or organizational partner. Learn more about these opportunities by signing up for our mailing list below and attending upcoming REV UP events. If you have questions about REV UP or want to find out if there is a REV UP disability vote coalition in your area, contact Lilian Aluri, the REV UP Voting Campaign Coordinator, at laluri@aapd.com.

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Upcoming Events

National Disability Voter Registration Week Trainings |  Thursday 8/5 at 2pm EST or Wednesday 8/11 at 7pm EST

Join us for one of our trainings to prepare for the 2021 National Disability Voter Registration Week which will take place September 13-20 of this year. During these trainings, we will talk about the focus and goals for NDVRW 2021, ideas for events and outreach, and resources AAPD will provide to REV UP organizers. ASL and CART will be included, please email Lilian Aluri at laluri@aapd.com to request additional accommodations.

Join the NDVRW Training 8/5 at 2pm EST   Join the NDVRW Training 8/11 at 7pm EST

Virginia Candidate Forum  |  Thursday, August 12, 6:30-8:00pm EST

The Arc of Northern Virginia is pleased to partner with the Autism Society of Northern Virginia, The Arc of Virginia, Virginia Board for People with Disabilities Training Alumni Association, REV UP Virginia, and others on a statewide candidate forum.  To hear from our future Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General, please join us on Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 6:30-8 PM.  This event will be held on the final evening of The Arc of Norther Virginia’s statewide conference, but it is free and open to all who register for the forum. ASL and captioning will be included in the event.

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