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Making Voting Accessible Means Millions More Votes
38 Million. That’s the number of eligible voters with disabilities in the U.S. This week, September 12-16, is Disability Voting Rights Week.
Sep 15, 2022
AAPD President & CEO Maria Town’s 2022 AAPD Gala Remarks
The long-term outcomes of AAPD’s programs highlight the importance of investing in individuals, both to advance disability employment and develop d...
Apr 30, 2022
Action Alert: Ask Your Senators to Confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson!
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was just voted out of committee and is poised to become the first Black woman Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, pendin...
Apr 04, 2022
My Hopes For the State of the Union
On March 1, 2022 President Biden is set to deliver his first official State of the Union address.
Feb 28, 2022
Black (Disability) History: Past, Present, & Future.
Understanding and celebrating Black history is an integral part of truly understanding American history.
Feb 28, 2022
AAPD Summer Internship Program Long-Term Evaluation
Please Participate in the Long-Term Evaluation of the AAPD Summer Internship Program
Feb 24, 2022
Reflecting on January 6, One Year Later
Today is a solemn day as America and the world reflect on the violent, anti-democratic actions that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, ...
Jan 06, 2022
The Mouth Painter
Glenneisha Darkins, better known as Glenn, is a Black quadriplegic artist and mouth painter from Miami, Florida.
Nov 08, 2021
A Milestone for the Disability Vote: Advocates Meet with the Vice President
As we close National Disability Voter Registration Week, we wanted to share a blog documenting a key moment for the disability vote this year.
Sep 20, 2021
Action Alert: Ask your Senators to Protect Our Access to Voting!
Today, we are calling on our network to take action to protect access to the ballot.
Sep 17, 2021
How Can We Increase the Disability Vote?
The disability vote describes a powerful voting bloc consisting of over 38 million eligible voters and spanning all races, ethnicities, localities,...
Sep 16, 2021
In Case You Missed It: Highlights from the 2021 Disability Vote Summit
Yesterday, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) hosted the Disability Vote...
Sep 15, 2021