2020 Presidential Forum on Disability Issues

January 13, 2020

 

 

 

Flyer of a Save the Date that says: Elected for Inclusion: A Presidential Forum on Disability Issues.. AT&T Convention Center Austin, Tx. January 13, 2020.

 

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and REV UP Texas are proud to announce Elected for Inclusion, our national nonpartisan Presidential forum on disability issues. The forum will take place on January 13, 2020 at the AT&T Hotel and Convention Center in Austin, Texas in advance of Super Tuesday and the November 2020 elections.

Elected for Inclusion – the Presidential Forum on Disabilities Issues will place the pressing questions the disability community faces on center stage and give major party Presidential candidates an opportunity to discuss policy decisions that affect approximately 23% of the American electorate.

AAPD and REV UP Texas are hosting Elected for Inclusion as a means of highlighting the power of the disability vote. In 2020, over 35 million eligible voters will be people with disabilities. The number of “disability voters” increases to over 62 million when we consider the ripple effect of the disability vote that connects families, friends, advocates, educators, providers, and other individuals that interact with people with disabilities. See full press release here:

Tickets are on sale now for $10.

 

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Hotel Options:

 

Forum Hotel: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center (1900 University Avenue Austin, TX 78705).

List of surrounding hotels

 

Wheelchair rentals in Austin:

 

Kerring Group, 512-893-7541, kgaustin.com, rentals by the day

Scoot Around Rentals, 888-441-7575, scootaround.com, rentals with a 3-day minimum

Medical Xpress, 512-686-1400, mxp4u.com, wheelchairs are by the week, Hoyers are by the month

Austin Wheelchair, 512-452-7998, austinwheelchair.com, rentals by the month

Travis Medical South, 512-693-0452, travismedical.com, rentals by the month

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