Tennessee

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.

State Contact:

Carol Westlake
Executive Director
Tennessee Disability Coalition
615-383-9442
carol_w@tndisability.org

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State Elections 

Municipal Elections

Mayoral Elections 

Special State Legislative Election 

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~ 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.

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.

Youth Voter Training
August 31, 2018 | Franklin, TN

Please join the Tennessee Disability Coalition at the Williamson County Parks & Recreation in Franklin, TN (1120 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064) as we conduct a voter training with transition age youth. We will be discussing the importance of voting, the branches of government, how to register and vote, and absentee voting. We will also be practicing real voting on machines provided by the local Election Commission! For more information, email bianca_n@tndisability.org.

Voter Training in Shelbyville, TN
October 5, 2018 | Shelbyville, TN

Please join the Tennessee Disability Coalition at the Bedford County Agriculture Center (2119 Midland Rd, Shelbyville, TN) as we conduct a voter training with groups from the Community Development Center in Shelbyville. We will be discussing the importance of voting, the branches of government, how to register and vote, and absentee voting. We will also be practicing real voting on machines provided by the local Election Commission! For more information, email bianca_n@tndisability.org.

Voting Training and Registration Event in Nashville
October 5, 2018 | Nashville, TN

Our friends at Empower Tennessee facilitated a voting training and registration event in Nashville, TN which was in collaboration with Nashville area volunteers of Spread The Vote. 70+ students in the MNPS Community Based Transition Program were informed of the importance of voting and of the upcoming general election. 17 of those young adults with developmental disabilities were successfully registered to vote!

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