State Resources and Events

This is a “live” list of REV UP state resources and events. If you have a resource or event to add please submit information about your event through this online form. For questions please email programs@aapd.com.

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2018 Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

NOTE: Deadlines are subject to change, it’s best to double-check with your state elections office. (Updated 2/5/2018)

 

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Nationwide

~ Past Events ~

Webinar: Advocating for Increased Accessibility with Additional HAVA Funds
June 14, 2018 | 4pm Eastern Time

This REV UP Campaign webinar will explain the recently released Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding meant to help states to improve their election security and election accessibility. Mark Abbott from the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will explain the funds available, how they can be used, and how states can apply for it. Michelle Bishop from the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) will discuss how to advocate to state election officials to consider election accessibility as part of the plan to increase election security. Participants will have multiple opportunities to ask questions. We encourage all people who care about election accessibility, from individual advocates to organizational staff, to attend.

 


 Alabama

Voter Registration Event
July 17, 2018 | 4pm-6pm | Birmingham, AL

Come by the Lakeshore Foundation (4000 Ridgeway Drive Birmingham, AL 35209) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 18, 2018 | 9am-12pm | Birmingham, AL

Come by the Lakeshore Foundation (4000 Ridgeway Drive Birmingham, AL 35209) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 


 Alaska

 


 American Samoa

  • Office of Protection & Advocacy – (684) 699-2441
    Protection and Advocacy Voter Assistance Hotline.

 


 Arizona

 

 


 Arkansas

 

 


California

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16-20, 2018 | Marin County, CA

The San Rafael-based Marin Center for Independent Living (MCIL) is coordinating with the Elections Department and Disability Access Program to provide voter registration opportunities in several locations around the county. The Marin County Free Library’s branches will also take part, including Corte Madera, Point Reyes Station, Fairfax, Stinson Beach, Inverness, Bolinas, Marin City, Novato and South Novato. In addition, College of Marin’s Kentfield main campus and Indian Valley Campus in Novato, the Novato Farmers Market and San Rafael Farmers Market plan to participate. Registration forms will be available at those locations.

 


Colorado

 

Your VOTE! Matters
July 18, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Denver, CO

CCDC Advocates will be registering people to vote at the downtown Denver Public Library (10 W 14th Ave. Parkway) on Wednesday, July 18, 10-noon.

 


Connecticut

 

National Disabled Voters Registration Week at Ridgefield Library
July 17, 2018 | 10am-2pm | Ridgefield, CT

The 2018 National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) is July 16 – 20. Once again the Ridgefield Library is partnering with the Ridgefield League of Women Voters to participate. Ridgefield League of Women Voters volunteers will register voters in the Library Lobby (472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877) on Tuesday, July 17 from 10am to 2pm. Also, the Library will have voter information at the Library all throughout the week.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week in Danbury
July 20, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Danbury, CT

WeCAHR, a nonprofit advocacy agency serving the greater Danbury area, will have a table at the Danbury Public Library (170 Main Street Danbury, CT 06810) to provide information and assist with voter registration. For more information, contact advocate@wecahr.org.

 


Delaware

 


District of Columbia

 

Voter Registration Event
July 16, 2018 | 11am-4pm | Washington, DC

Join the DC Board of Elections, AAPD, and the Office of Disability Rights during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered. Staff will be on hand to assist with voter registration at the DC Board of Elections Office (1015 Halfstreet, SE Washington, DC 20003). For more information, please contact Terrica Jennings, Esq., ADA Coordinator, at tjennings@dcboe.org or call (202) 727-2524.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 18, 2018 | 11am-5pm | Washington, DC

Stop by the DC Center for Independent Living (1400 Florida Ave, NE #3 Washington, DC 20002) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. The DC Board of Elections and the Office of Disability Rights will be on hand to assist with voter registration. For more information, please contact Terrica Jennings, Esq., ADA Coordinator, at tjennings@dcboe.org or call (202) 727-2524.

 

~ Past Events ~

D.C. Board of Elections – Voter Access Forum
April 26, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Washington, DC

The Voter Access Forum provides the D.C. Board of Elections an opportunity to engage with members of the disability rights community to discuss accessible polling sites and independent voting. The forum also creates a platform for language access advocates to discuss challenges facing voters with language barriers, including proper translation procedures and practices. There will also be an interactive demonstration of voting technology and other auxiliary aids.

 


Florida

  • Access The Vote
    Website providing voter registration and education for Florida voters with disabilities.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16, 2018 | 11am | Miami, FL

The REV UP Campaign’s National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. Come to the Key Clubhouse of South Florida (1400 NW 54th St #102, Miami, FL 33142) at 11am on July 16 to get registered to vote. If you have a disability and may need accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Santra Denis at SantraD@catalystmiami.org. These events are brought to you by the Enable Project, a coalition that brings together non-profit and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities in their organizations and movements.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 17, 2018 | 2pm | Miami, FL

The REV UP Campaign’s National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. Come to the Center for Independent Living of South Florida (4770 Biscayne Blvd #150, Miami, FL 33137) at 2pm on July 17 to get registered to vote. If you have a disability and may need accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Santra Denis at SantraD@catalystmiami.org. These events are brought to you by the Enable Project, a coalition that brings together non-profit and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities in their organizations and movements.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 18, 2018 | 11am | Miami, FL

The REV UP Campaign’s National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. Come to Miami Dade College Interamerican Campus (Student Life Breezeway 627 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33135) at 11am on July 18 to get registered to vote. If you have a disability and may need accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Santra Denis at SantraD@catalystmiami.org. These events are brought to you by the Enable Project, a coalition that brings together non-profit and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities in their organizations and movements.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 19, 2018 | 6pm | Miami, FL

The REV UP Campaign’s National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. Come to the Social Justice Mixer at Mina’s Mediterraneo (749 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138) at 6pm on July 19 to get registered to vote. If you have a disability and may need accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Santra Denis at SantraD@catalystmiami.org. These events are brought to you by the Enable Project, a coalition that brings together non-profit and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities in their organizations and movements.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 20, 2018 | 10am | Miami, FL

The REV UP Campaign’s National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. Come to the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind (601 SW 8th Ave, Miami, FL 33130) at 10am on July 20 to get registered to vote. If you have a disability and may need accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Santra Denis at SantraD@catalystmiami.org. These events are brought to you by the Enable Project, a coalition that brings together non-profit and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities in their organizations and movements.

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Annual Celebration
July 27, 2018 | 10am-2pm | Tampa, FL

The Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities in Tampa, FL will host an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Celebration and voter registration event on July 27th from 10:00 to 2:00 at the Frederick Karl County Center (601 E. Kennedy Blvd.). This free event will include art displays, educational seminars, and more.

 

~ Past Events ~

Project Vote Nonpartisan Workshop on Voting
June 23, 2018 | 10am-2pm | First Presbyterian Church (5203 Elmira Street Milton, FL 32570)

Every citizen in the United States has the right to vote and a voice in electing political leaders and laws. The challenge we face is to make voting available and accessible to all citizens. Many barriers continue to exist that prohibit voters with intellectual and developmental disabilities to exercise their rights. Come learn all you need to vote! Patty Houghland and John Collins from the Santa Rosa Sumervisor of Elections office will deliver remarks. Lunch and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to anns@fddc.org.

 


Georgia

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week 2018
July 16-20, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Voter registration will be available in Shepherd Center’s library, the Noble Learning Resource Center (NLRC), for National Disability Voter Registration Week 2018, July 16-20. The Shepherd Center is located at 2020 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. People with disabilities accounted for over 35 million eligible voters in 2016, according to Rutgers University. That figure jumps to over 62 million eligible voters when you count family members in the same household. The disability community has incredible potential to influence the outcome of elections and ensure that all candidates address issues that are important to people with disabilities. NDVRW mobilizes and demonstrates the power of the disability vote.

 

ADA Voter Awareness
July 17, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Come by the Shepherd Center Noble Learning Resource Center (2020 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309) for an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Voter Awareness event. Voting booth demos by the Fulton County Voter Education and Outreach Office. Voter registration applications will be available. See sample ballots. Learn about the Georgia Gubernatorial election on November 6, 2018. Learn about your rights at polling places. For questions, contact Christine Willis at 404-350-7473 or Christine.willis@shepherd.org.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week Proclamation
July 18, 2018 | 10:30am

On Wednesday, 7/18, the Governor will hold a photo opportunity at 10:30 am where he presents a Proclamation acknowledging Disability Voter Registration Week.

 

~ Past Events ~

NAMI Georgia Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Mental Health
April 21, 2018 | 9am-10:30am | Atlanta, GA

NAMI Georgia will host a forum on mental health topics for the candidates seeking to become Georgia’s next Governor. The Forum will be held at Mercer University (3001 Mercer University Drive Atlanta, GA, 30341). To register, you must register for the 2018 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference at www.namiga.org. Contact Rachel Barber at namiwalks@namiga.org to submit questions for the candidates.

 


 Guam

  • Guam Legal Services Disability Law Center – (671) 477-9811
    Protection and Advocacy Voter Assistance Hotline.

 


 Hawaii

 


 Idaho

 


 Illinois

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 15, 2018 | 12pm-4pm | Mount Prospect, IL

The American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) is partnering with libraries across the country for National Disability Voter Registration Week. This week is designed to encourage people with disabilities and their families, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and caretakers to register to vote! Voting can protect the issues people with disabilities care about, especially at the state and local levels. Members of the League of Women Voters will be on hand at Mount Prospect Public Library (10 S Emerson St, Mt Prospect, IL 60056) to assist anyone interested in registering to vote. Please bring two forms of identification with at least one showing your current address when you register. No registration necessary for this event. The Library requires at least a one-week notice if special accommodations are needed. For questions, contact Beth Corrigan-Buchen, Community Engagement Director for Mount Prospect Public Library at 847-253-5675.

 

Voter Registration Drive
July 16, 2018 | 6pm-8pm | Arlington Heights, IL

The League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mt Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area including Wheeling and Elk Grove Village is partnering with Mt Prospect Public Library and Arlington Heights Memorial Library and holding voter registration events during National Disability Voter Registration Week. This event is meant to help individuals who might need additional assistance register to vote. Please encourage anyone who wants to register to vote to join us! The event will be held at Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004).

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 17, 2018 | 9am-12pm | Mount Prospect, IL

The American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) is partnering with libraries across the country for National Disability Voter Registration Week. This week is designed to encourage people with disabilities and their families, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and caretakers to register to vote! Voting can protect the issues people with disabilities care about, especially at the state and local levels. Members of the League of Women Voters will be on hand at Mount Prospect Public Library (10 S Emerson St, Mt Prospect, IL 60056) to assist anyone interested in registering to vote. Please bring two forms of identification with at least one showing your current address when you register. No registration necessary for this event. The Library requires at least a one-week notice if special accommodations are needed. For questions, contact Beth Corrigan-Buchen, Community Engagement Director for Mount Prospect Public Library at 847-253-5675.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 18, 2018 | 7pm-9pm | Mount Prospect, IL

The American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) is partnering with libraries across the country for National Disability Voter Registration Week. This week is designed to encourage people with disabilities and their families, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and caretakers to register to vote! Voting can protect the issues people with disabilities care about, especially at the state and local levels. Members of the League of Women Voters will be on hand at Mount Prospect Public Library (10 S Emerson St, Mt Prospect, IL 60056) to assist anyone interested in registering to vote. Please bring two forms of identification with at least one showing your current address when you register. No registration necessary for this event. The Library requires at least a one-week notice if special accommodations are needed. For questions, contact Beth Corrigan-Buchen, Community Engagement Director for Mount Prospect Public Library at 847-253-5675.

 

Voter Registration Drive
July 18, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Arlington Heights, IL

The League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mt Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area including Wheeling and Elk Grove Village is partnering with Mt Prospect Public Library and Arlington Heights Memorial Library and holding voter registration events during National Disability Voter Registration Week. This event is meant to help individuals who might need additional assistance register to vote. Please encourage anyone who wants to register to vote to join us! The event will be held at Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004).

 

~ Past Events ~

Disability Candidates Forum: Illinois Governor’s Race
January 18, 2018 | 3pm-4:30pm | Chicago, IL

Disability organizations across the state will host candidates for Governor of Illinois for a non-partisan discussion of state disability issues. The Illinois primary election will be on March 20, so we want disability advocates to know the views of candidates. This event is the first of TWO disability forums; the next one will be for candidates for Illinois Attorney General on February 9. This event is coordinated by Access Living.

 


 Indiana

  • HoosierVote.org
    Resources for Indiana voters with disabilities from Indiana Disability Rights.

 

Register to Vote
July 18, 2018 | Gary, IN

Join VOCART at The Blind Social Center (4955 Broadway Gary, IN) to take part in National Disability Voters Registration Week. For more information, contact Zully at Info@nwiaccess.org or 773-456-8500.

 

Self-Advocates of Indiana Annual Picnic
July 20, 2018 | Plainfield, IN

Indiana Disability Rights will be at the Self-Advocates Picnic offering voter registration, an “I Vote Becuase…” photo booth, and voter education materials. We have teamed up with a local county clerk’s office who will bring polling equipment for attendees to practice voting. The picnic will be held at the Hummel Park, Charleston Pavilion (5373 S. County Road 700 East Plainfield, IN 46168). For more information and to RSVP, contact Kristin Dulaney Communication and Outreach Specialist at Indiana Disability Rights (317-722-3476 or kdulaney@indianadisabilityrights.org).

 


 Iowa

 

Voting Education Event
September 28, 2018 | 9am-12pm | Council Bluffs, IA

The League of Human Dignity will host Voting Education Event at their office (1520 Ave M Council Bluffs, IA 51501) for the following 8 SW Iowa Counties: Cass, Mills, Fremont, Shelby, Harrison, Page, Montgomery, and Pottawattamie. For more information, email jjohanns@leagueofhumandignity.com.

 


 Kansas

 


 Kentucky

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16-17, 2018 | Hazard, KY

Come by the disABILITY Resource Center (242 Village Ln Hazard, KY, 41701) to get registered to vote as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week. For questions, contact (606)-436-0000.

 


 Louisiana

 


 Maine

 


 Maryland

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Wheaton, MD

Come by Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Silver Spring, MD

Come by White Oak Library (11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 17, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Wheaton, MD

Come by Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 17, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Germantown, MD

Come by Germantown Library (19840 Century Blvd., Germantown, MD 20874) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 17, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Silver Spring, MD

Come by Silver Spring Library (900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 18, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Wheaton, MD

Come by Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 18, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Gaithersburg, MD

Come by Gaithersburg Library (18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20879) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 19, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Wheaton, MD

Come by Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

Independence Now BBQ, National Disability Voter Registration Week, and Renters Tax Credit Clinic
July 19, 2018 | 12pm-3pm | Silver Spring, MD

Join Independence Now for the National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) 2018. The NDVRW is an annual effort to get people with disabilities registered to vote, educated about this year’s election, and prepared to cast a ballot in their next election. REV UP: Register, Educate, Vote, Use your Power. The event will include a presentation by Disability Rights Maryland, a housing seminar, and a BBQ! The event will be held at the Independence Now office (12301 Old Columbia Pike # 101, Silver Spring, MD 20904). Contact Shannon Minnick at sminnick@innow.org or 240-638-0070 for more information and to request accommodations.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 19, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Silver Spring, MD

Come by Long Branch Library (8800 Garland Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20901) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 19, 2018 | 5pm-8pm | Olney, MD

Come by Olney Library (3500 Olney Laytonsville Rd., Olney, MD 20832) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 20, 2018 | 3pm-6pm | Burtonsville, MD

Come by Praisner Library (14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 20, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Wheaton, MD

Come by Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 20, 2018 | 3pm-6pm | Burtonsville, MD

Come by Rockville Memorial Library (21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote.

 


Massachusetts

  • Disability Law Center, Inc. – (800) 872-9992
    Protection and Advocacy Voter Assistance Hotline.

Your Vote Counts So Get Out and Vote!
July 16, 2018 | 12pm ET | Online

Marlene Sallo, Executive Director of the Disability Law Center will present information about voting and the REV UP Campaign. If you have questions on how to register, the registration and voting process, and how to access information, be sure to attend this webinar! Staff from provider agencies, families , self-advocates, and other community members are encouraged to attend.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week Kickoff
July 16, 2018 | Turners Falls, MA

The REV UP Campaign is a national, nonpartisan effort to increase the political participation of people with disabilities, coordinated nationally by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including those in guardianship can vote! Come to the kick off at the United Arc (294 Avenue A Turners Falls, MA 01376)! Register and pledge to vote, and enjoy refreshments! Can’t make the kickoff? Drop in all week to register to vote! Please bring your state ID! The United Arc supports people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving the universal goals of inclusion, choice, and independence. They provide services in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, & Worcester counties, and proudly sponsor Pioneer & Frontier Clubs, self-advocacy groups for people with disabilities. For more information, contact Saera Hanlon at saerahanlon@unitedarc.org or (413)774-5558 ext 1058.

 

South Shore REV-UP!
July 16, 2018 | 6pm-8pm | Braintree, MA

Please join us at 6:00 PM on Monday, July 16th for a forum on voter rights and voting access for people with disabilities. South Shore REV-UP will include voter information and registration, community discussion, and a voter engagement fair. You can find more details and RSVP at the event link. The event will be held at the Braintree Town Hall (1 John F Kennedy Memorial Drive Braintree, MA 02184). Please contact the organizer, ACCESS (SouthShoreAccess@gmail.com), with any questions or requests. Organized by ACCESS: Advancing Community inClusion and Equality on the South Shore; and BCIL: The Boston Center for Independent Living

 

~ Past Events ~

REV UP Conference
May 18, 2018 | 10am-3pm | Marlborough, MA

2018, even without a presidential election, is an extremely important year for people with disabilities. Many (if not all) supports, services, and civil rights have been under attack. While we have been largely protected in Massachusetts, voting has never been more important. Multiple studies have shown that people with disabilities are under-represented, and could make a difference in many contests if they showed up at the polls.  Register by May 11th. Contact Amanda at mail@dlc-ma.org or 617-723-8455 x 123 if you have any questions or need any type of accommodation

 


Michigan

 


Minnesota

 

Voter Registration at Thrift Store – Bloomington, MN
July 6, 2018 | 3pm-5pm | Bloomington, MN

The Arc Minnesota will be doing voter registration at it’s Value Village Thrift Store (10546 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431) on Friday, July 6 from 3PM to 5PM. For more information, contact Gene Martinez at 952-915-3615 or genemartinez@arcminnesota.org.

Voter Registration at Thrift Store – Richfield, MN
July 13, 2018 | 3pm-5pm | Richfield, MN

The Arc Minnesota will be doing voter registration at the Richfield Value Village store (6528 Penn Ave S Richfield, MN 55423) from 3PM to 5PM on Friday, July 13. For more information, contact Gene Martinez at 952-915-3615 or genemartinez@arcminnesota.org.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 18, 2018 | 1pm-4pm | St. Paul, MN

The Arc Minnesota and the REV UP Minnesota Campaign are partnering with the Merrian Park Library (1831 Marshall Avenue St Paul, MN 55104) to offer voter registration as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week.

 

Voter Registration at Thrift Store – St. Paul, MN
July 20, 2018 | 3pm-5pm | St. Paul, MN

The Arc Minnesota will be doing voter registration at the St Paul Value Village (16550 White Bear Ave N Saint Paul, MN 55106) on Friday, July 20 from 3PM to 5PM. For more information, contact Gene Martinez at 952-915-3615 or genemartinez@arcminnesota.org.

 

ADA & Mental Health: Removing the Stigma
July 26, 2018 | 1pm-4pm | St. Paul, MN

Join a coalition of Minnesota disability organizations to celebrate the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The afternoon will be filled with entertainment, speakers, an official proclamation, light refreshments and more. Voter registration will be available on-site. The event will be held at the Science Museum of Minnesota (120 W. Kellogg Boulevard St. Paul, MN 55102). For more information and/or to register for this free event please visit: https://www.disability.state.mn.us/events/28th-ada-celebration-registration/.

 


Mississippi

 


Missouri

 


Montana

  • REV UP! YODA!
    Video clip of Youth Opening Doors through Advocacy (YODA) Members meeting people from REV UP! Montana to have a discussion about voting.

 

 


Nebraska

 

 


Nevada

 


New Hampshire

 


New Jersey

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week Kick-Off
July 16, 2018 | 11am-1pm | Trenton, NJ

Join REV UP New Jersey to kick-off National Disability Voter Registration Week 2018 with an event at the Statehouse Annex on Monday, July 16th from 11:00 to 1:00 pm. More details coming soon!

 


New Mexico

 


New York

  • New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN)
    This nonpartisan voting initiative is geared towards people with disabilities and people supportive of disability-related issues in the state of New York. NYDVN works to build, solidify, and unify a large disability voting bloc in New York by growing and maintaining a database of voters who care about disability issues and informing them of important voting information via email and social media.
  • REV UP with the Viscardi Center (Facebook)

 

Disability Pride Parade Voter Registration Drive
July 15, 2018 | 10am-11am | New York, NY

Disability Rights New York will be at the New York Disability Pride Parade and conducting voter registration as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week. Stop by Madison Square Park (Broadway, Madison Ave. bet. E. 23 St. and E. 26 St.).

 

RCIL Celebrates National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16-20, 2018 | 8am-4pm | Amsterdam, NY

Free, Open to All, Courtesy postage provided when you register to vote at the Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL). RCIL is located at 347 West Main St. Amsterdam, NY 12010. Complimentary goodies upon every completed registration! Opportunity to support Disability Rights by signing-up to receive Action-Alerts from the Statewide Systems Advocacy Network! Non-partisan, Bilingual Advocates will be on hand and ready to assist you or answer any questions. Contact: Andria Berger 518-770-7633.

 

REV UP to Vote
July 17, 2018 | Adams, NY

Come by the Adams Free Library (2 North Main Street Adams, NY 13605) to learn more about the upcoming elections and the importance of voting. For more information, call 315-785-8703 or email chanellewb@nrcil.net.

 

Voter Registration Drive at the Delaware Community Farmers Market
July 17, 2018 | 4pm-7pm | Albany, NY

Disability Rights New York will be at the Delaware Community Farmers Market (331 Delaware Avenue Albany, NY 12209) conducting voter registration as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week.

 

Voter Registration Drive at the Empire State Plaza Farmers Market
July 18, 2018 | 10am-3pm | Albany, NY

Disability Rights New York will be at the Empire State Plaza Farmers Market (Empire State Plaza Albany, NY 12210) conducting voter registration as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Event
July 19, 2018 | 10am-12pm and 4pm-6pm | Cortland, NY

Join Access to Independence, Cortland Free Library, and the League of Women Voters for this event featuring a voter registration and education table. Come register to vote and learn about accessible voting options. Already registered? Come affirm your pledge to vote! Accommodations available upon request. For more information, call 607-753-7363. Join the Facebook event.

 

Coney Island Public Library Voter Registration Drive
July 19, 2018 | 3pm-5pm | Brooklyn, NY

Join Disability Rights New York at the Coney Island Public Library (1901 Mermaid Avenue, Brooklyn, NY) to get registered to vote as part of National Disability Voter Registration Week.

 

REV UP to Vote
July 19, 2018 | Theresa, NY

Come by the Theresa Free Library (301 Main Street Theresa, NY 13691) to learn more about the upcoming elections and the importance of voting. For more information, call 315-785-8703 or email chanellewb@nrcil.net.

 


North Carolina

  • Access The Vote NC
    This website guides potential voters through issues such as eligibility, registering, and voting in person, from home, or from a residential facility.

 


North Dakota

 


Ohio

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week
July 16-20, 2018 | 4pm-6pm | Delaware, OH

The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) and Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DCBDD) are proud to announce their participation in a national, nonpartisan effort to increase the political participation of people with disabilities. This effort, known as the REV UP Campaign, has designated July 16-20, 2018 as National Disability Voter Registration Week in advance of the November elections. DCDL will host daily open registration during National Disability Voter Registration Week from 4 – 6 p.m. A station will be set up near the front of each location where people of all abilities can sign up to vote and engage with real voting machines on loan from the Delaware County Board of Elections. The DCDL is located at 84 E. Winter St. Delaware, OH 43015.

 

Ohio Candidate Forum on Disability Issues
July 26, 2018 | 12:30pm-4:30pm | Columbus, OH

The Ohio Candidate Forum on Disability Issues will provide a format for the candidates for Ohio Governor and U.S. Senate to inform the disability community about their positions on disability-related issues/policy. Rarely are these platform issues a priority, or even considered, by public officials, yet they affect approximately 2 million Ohioans with disabilities, at least 13% of our state’s population. The forum will be held at the Ohio State University Fawcett Event Center (2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43210) and moderated by Mr. Alan Johnson, (Retired) Columbus Dispatch Statehouse Reporter. John D. Kemp, Esq., Life-long advocate and co-author of ADA, will deliver a keynote address. For more information, contact the Center for Disability Empowerment at 614-575-8055. To attend the forum, register here.

 


Oklahoma

 


Oregon

 


 Pennsylvania

 


Rhode Island

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week Event
July 17, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Cranston, RI

The Cranston public library has announced their participation in a national, nonpartisan effort to increase the political participation of people with disabilities. This effort, known as the REV UP Campaign, has been designated for July 16-20, 2018 as National Disability Voter Registration Week in advance of the November elections. The Cranston public library will partner with the City of Cranston Canvassing Department for an NDVRW voter sign up event at the Central Library on Tuesday, July 17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The Central Library is located at 140 Sockanosset Cross Road.

 


South Carolina

 


 South Dakota

 


 Tennessee

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week Twitter Chat
July 18, 2018 | 2pm CDT | Online

Join @tndisability at 2pm CDT for a discussion about why voting matters during National Disability Voter Registration Week. For more information, contact hannah_v@tndisability.org.

 

Rev UP Legislative Thank you
July 19, 2018 | Knoxville, TN

Come by Sertoma Center (1400 E 5th Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917) for an event to thank local legislators who supported good disability policy in 2018 and to introduce RevUp and register voters with disabilities. For more information, contact Bianca_n@tndisability.org.

 

Rev UP Legislative Thank you
July 19, 2018 | Johnson City, TN

Come by Dawn of Hope (500 E Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601) for an event to thank local legislators who supported good disability policy in 2018 and to introduce RevUp and register voters with disabilities. For more information, contact Bianca_n@tndisability.org.

 

REVUP Registration Event & Q&A
July 20, 2018 | 6:30pm-8:30pm | Memphis, TN

Come by Hope Church in the South Hall (8500 Walnut Grove Road, Entrance 2 Memphis, TN) from 6:30-8:30pm for a voter registration event with voting machines onsite for practice and Q&A. For more information, contact carol_w@tndisability.org.

 

Rev UP Legislative Thank you
July 23, 2018 | Memphis, TN

Come by Memphis Public Library for an event to thank local legislators who supported good disability policy in 2018 and to introduce RevUp and register voters with disabilities. For more information, contact Bianca_n@tndisability.org.

 

Rev UP Legislative Thank you
July 25, 2018 | Chattanooga, TN

Come by Siskin Children’s Institute (1101 Carter St, Chattanooga, TN 37402) for an event to thank local legislators who supported good disability policy in 2018 and to introduce RevUp and register voters with disabilities. For more information, contact Bianca_n@tndisability.org.

~ Past Events ~

REV UP! Access to Voting
May 20, 2018 | Chattanooga, TN

League of Women Voters public meeting on Disability Voting Access.

 

Rev UP Legislative Thank you
July 13, 2018 | Nashville, TN

Come by Progress Inc (319 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217) for an event to thank local legislators who supported good disability policy in 2018 and to introduce RevUp and register voters with disabilities. For more information, contact Bianca_n@tndisability.org.

 


 Texas

 

2018 Election Resources

 

Voter Registration Workshop & Lunch
July 16, 2018 | 12pm-2pm | Dallas, TX

Join REACH of Dallas (8625 King George Dr., Ste. 210 Dallas TX 75235-2275) during National Disability Voter Registration Week for a voter registration workshop and lunch. Call Harvey Spears or Janie Peachee at 214-630-4796 to reserve your spot.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 16, 2018 | 1pm-3pm | Corpus Christi, TX

Come to the Coastal Bend Center on Independent Living (1537 Seventh St., Corpus Christi, TX 78404) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email jcanciglia@hcil.cc for more information.

 

Voter Rights and Registration Event
July 16, 2018 | 1pm-3pm | Houston, TX

Come to the Houston Center for Independent Living (6201 Bonhomme Road, Suite 150-S Houston, TX) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

Voter Registration Proclamation Celebration and Reading
July 17, 2018 | 10am-3pm | Houston, TX

Join the Houston Center for Independent Living at the City of Houston for a Voter Registration Proclamation Celebration and Reading during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

REV UP Registration Drive & Disability Resource Fair
July 17, 2018 | 11am-2pm | Plano, TX

Come by REACH of Plano () for a REV Photo booth, on site Voter Registrar, food, resource fair, Ms. Wheelchair Texas Ambassador Shawnett Viani, Adaptive Tai Chi, Art Therapy Exhibit and more! For more information, contact Kathryn Kososki or Shawnett Viani at 972-398-1111.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 17, 2018 | 11am-12pm | Corpus Christi, TX

Come to the Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County (1630 S. Brownlee Blvd. Corpus Christi, TX 78404) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

People with Disabilities: Know Your Voter Rights
July 17, 2018 | 10am CT | Online

In recognition of National Disability Voter Registration Week, the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities is hosting a webinar that will cover voter registration and education. Disability Rights Texas and ADAPT of Texas, both non-partisan groups, will share information related to voter registration and community engagement. This dialogue will help ensure equal opportunity and full participation in the voting process for people with disabilities.

 

REV UP Volunteer Deputy Registrar (VDR) training & Press Conference
July 18, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Austin, TX

This is an opportunity to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community. Following the press conference, a Volunteer Deputy Registrar training targeted towards self-advocates, service providers, community members, etc., will occur. After this short training, sponsored by the Travis County Voter Registrar’s office, participants will be qualified to register voters in Travis County! The event will be held at Disability Rights Texas (2222 West Braker Lane, Austin, TX). RSVP by July 13 to: Jeff Miller: 512 407-2762 or jmiller@drtx.org OR TO: Molly Broadway: 512 407-2725 or mbroadway@drtx.org.

 

Disability Voting Rights Presentation
July 18, 2018 | 2pm-4pm | McAllen, TX

Join the Valley Association for Independent Living (3016 North McColl Rd Suite C, McAllen, TX 78501) during National Disability Voter Registration Week for a Disability Voting Rights Presentation.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 18, 2018 | Corpus Christi, TX

Come to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center (5151 McArdle Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78411) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

Voter Education and Registration Event
July 18, 2018 | 6pm-8:30pm | San Antonio, TX

Join this voter registration and education event to hear from Senator Jose Menendez on “Why Should We Vote?”, practice using a voting machine, get assistance with voter registration, learn how to vote by mail, and more. The event is sponsored by San Antonio League of Women Voters, DeafLink, No Barriers Communication, Vital Signs, San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind, Bexar County Election Office and more. The event will be held at ECO Centro (1802 N. Main, in San Antonio, TX).

 

Harris County Voter Registrar Training
July 19, 2018 | 10am-12pm | Houston, TX

Come to the Houston Center for Independent Living (6201 Bonhomme Road, Suite 150-S Houston, TX) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to participate in a Harris County Voter Registrar Training. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 19, 2018 | 11:30am-1pm | Corpus Christi, TX

Join the Corpus Christi League of Women Voters at the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development Assembly Room (3209 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

Voter Education and Registration Event
July 20, 2018 | 1pm-3pm | Houston, TX

Come to the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center (1475 West Gray Street, Houston, TX) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to participate in a voter education and registration event. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

REV UP Voter Registration Drive
July 20, 2018 | 1pm-4pm | Austin, TX

Don’t let your voice go unheard in the November elections! Join REV UP TX to register to vote, learn more about our work, and enjoy some eats from Phil’s Ice House and Amy’s Ice Creams! Phil’s Ice House is located at 5620 Burnet Road, Austin TX 78756. View the Facebook event.

 

Voter Registration Event
July 20, 2018 | 11:30am-1pm | Corpus Christi, TX

Join the Coastal Bend Center on Independent Living (1537 Seventh St., Corpus Christi, TX 78404) during National Disability Voter Registration Week to get registered to vote. Email tonip@cbcil.org for more information.

 

Texas Disability Issues Forum
August 27, 2018 | 10am-2pm | Austin, TX

August 27, 2018 will be an important day for the Texas disability community. That’s when the major candidates for Texas’ three highest offices — Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General — are invited to talk about public policy issues of interest to the Texas disability community. Candidates for the U.S. Senate seat
will also address disability concerns at the federal level. The Texas Disability Issues Forum (TDIF) takes place just 10 weeks before Election Day. It’s not a debate; but a chance for the candidates to share their positions on critical issues and answer questions from an independent moderator. The forum is non-partisan. Learn more about event and sponsorship details.

 

~ Past Events ~

REV UP Disability Organizations
April 26, 2018 | 11:30am-1pm | Plano, TX

Disability Organizations are Joining Forces! Strengthening the Disability Community’s POWER by collectively partnering to conduct REV UP activities. RSVP to come by and pick up a REV UP Toolkit, meet other Disability Organizations REV UP Partners, plan activities to increase the registration, education and action of people with disabilities & their advocates that care – together we can WIN! Lunch is provided by Panera. Toolkits are provided by REACH of Plano, REV UP Texas & American Association of People with Disabilities. Location: REACH of Plano CIL (720 E. Park Blvd, ste. 104, Plano, TX 75074). Contact: Julie Espinoza 972-398-1111.

 


 Utah

 

~ Past Events ~

REVUP Utah Coalition Meeting
March 27, 2018 | 1:30pm-4:30pm | Salt Lake City

The REV UP Campaign aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues.

 


 Vermont

 


 Virgin Islands

  • Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands – (340) 772-1200
    Protection and Advocacy Voter Assistance Hotline.

 


Virginia

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week – Morgan Memorial Library
July 16-20, 2018 | 10am-5pm | Suffolk, VA

The Suffolk Public Library is participating inn National Disability Voter Registration Week! Come by the Morgan Memorial Library (443 W Washington Street Suffolk, VA 23434) between 10am-5pm July 16-20, 2018 to get registered to vote. Call 757-514-7323 for more information.

 

National Disability Voter Registration Week – North Suffolk Library
July 16-20, 2018 | 10am-5pm | Suffolk, VA

The Suffolk Public Library is participating inn National Disability Voter Registration Week! Come by the North Suffolk Library (2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road Suffolk, VA 23435) between 10am-5pm July 16-20, 2018 to get registered to vote. Call 757-514-7323 for more information.

 

Make the Disability Vote Count
July 16-20, 2018

This year the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) Disability Caucus will be participating in the #REVUP National Disability Voter Registration Week. For mor information, contact the DPVA on Facebook: https://m.me/DPVAdisAbilityCaucus.

 

~ Past Events ~

2018 Virginia Disability Forum Series – District 10
April 4-28, 2018 | Various locations across Virginia’s 10th District

The Arc of Northern Virginia, The Arc of Loudoun, and the Autism Society of Northern Virginia have organized several meetings with the candidates for Virginia’s 10th District. These meetings are rare opportunities to hear the candidates speak and to ask them all your questions about the future of disability services and supports in Virginia. Don’t miss this opportunity! They will speak in detail about their beliefs, their plans for the future of our state, and their goals to help individuals with disabilities. Most forums will be held at private residences. To RSVP, email Sharon Cummings at slc4sales@cox.net with your name, the names of the people attending with you and the city where each lives. Sharon will respond with the address & details. AN EMAILED RSVP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND.

 

2018 Virginia Disability Forum Series – District 11
April 20-21, 2018 | Various locations across Virginia’s 11th District

The Arc of Northern Virginia, The Arc of Loudoun, and the Autism Society of Northern Virginia have organized several meetings with the candidates for Virginia’s 11th District. These meetings are rare opportunities to hear the candidates speak and to ask them all your questions about the future of disability services and supports in Virginia. Don’t miss this opportunity! They will speak in detail about their beliefs, their plans for the future of our state, and their goals to help individuals with disabilities. Most forums will be held at private residences. To RSVP, email Sharon Cummings at slc4sales@cox.net with your name, the names of the people attending with you and the city where each lives. Sharon will respond with the address & details. AN EMAILED RSVP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND.

 


Washington

 

Voter Outreach Event
July 16, 2018 | 10:30am-12:30pm | Ellensburg, WA

Central WA Disability Resources, in conjunction with the National Disability Voter Registration Week, will be demonstrating the Accessible Voting Unit and registering people to vote at the Ellensburg Public Library (209 N. Ruby St. Ellensburg, WA 98926) on July 16th from 10:30-12:30 pm. For more information, contact Gretchen Thatcher at 509-962-9620.

 

NDVR Week Guest Speaker: Janine Bertram
July 18, 2018 | 6pm-7pm | Spokane, WA

Join the Spokane Public Library at the Downtown Lens stage for guest speaker Janine Bertram, President of the Disability Rights Center! This week is National Disability Voter Registration Week and we want to make the disability vote count. Summary of presentation – ‘Discussing the importance of the disability vote and local and state organizing. Janine Bertram is a writer and communications consultant. She has been working for disability rights since 1985. She has written numerous articles for disability publications as well as reports for corporations and federal and state agencies. She developed trainings in marketing for non-profits. Janine is on the National Advisory Board for REVUP and the National ADAPT media team.

 


West Virginia

 


Wisconsin

 

Milwaukee Press Conference
July 17, 2018 | 8:30am-9:30am | Milwaukee, WI

The City of Milwaukee Election Commission, the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition, IndependenceFirst, the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County and other voter advocacy groups are partnering together the week of July 16th to celebrate National Disability Voter Registration Week. This nonpartisan effort has the goal of increasing the electoral participation of people with disabilities. A press conference will be held at 8:30 AM, Tuesday, July 17th, at IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st St. to promote registration of voters with disabilities and voting events being organized in the City of Milwaukee. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and learn more about accessible voting. Volunteers from the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County will be available until 12:00pm following the press conference at IndependenceFirst to assist those eligible to register to vote in preparation for the upcoming August 14th Partisan Primary Election. For more information, contact Barbara Beckert at Disability Rights Wisconsin at barbara.beckert@drwi.org. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is coordinated by Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. For more information on the Wisconsin’s activities during National Disability Voter Registration Week, visit http://disabilityvote.org/ndvrw-2018.

 

Madison Press Conference
July 17, 2018 | 8am-8:45am | Madison, WI

The Madison City Clerk’s Office, the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired will have a press conference to promote registration of voters with disabilities and disability access to polling places. At the press event, different avenues for voters of all abilities to cast their ballot will be highlighted.

Where: City County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Madison, WI (meet at the steps of the City County Building)
When: Tuesday, July 17th, 8:00 AM

For more information, contact Barbara Beckert at Disability Rights Wisconsin at barbara.beckert@drwi.org. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is coordinated by Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. For more information on the Wisconsin’s activities during National Disability Voter Registration Week, visit http://disabilityvote.org/ndvrw-2018.

 

Voter Registration
July 18, 2018 | 10am-2pm | Milwaukee, WI

The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County is dispatching volunteers to help register voters from 10:00am-2:00pm on Wednesday, July 18th, at Milwaukee County Housing Division, 600 W Walnut Street. For more information, contact Barbara Beckert at Disability Rights Wisconsin at barbara.beckert@drwi.org. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is coordinated by Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. For more information on the Wisconsin’s activities during National Disability Voter Registration Week, visit http://disabilityvote.org/ndvrw-2018.

 


Wyoming

 


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