AAPD To Host a Virtual #ConfirmJackson Rally With Bazelon Center and DREDF on March 30

For Immediate Release: 3/29/2022

Contact: Jess Davidson, jdavidson@aapd.com

Washington, D.C Tomorrow, March 30 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) are hosting a Virtual #ConfirmJackson Rally.
Join us as we celebrate the historic Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. #RiseWithKBJ and hear from multiple speakers about what this moment means for the Disability community and how we can all take action to ensure Judge Jackson is confirmed to become the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court.
This event will be live-streamed on YouTube and shared across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Let us know you are coming and spread the word using our Facebook event here.
Speakers include:
  • Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer, Author, Speaker
  • Jalyn Radziminski, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Jen White Johnson, Art Activist
  • Kaitlin Banner, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
  • Lydia Brown, Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network
  • Michelle Uzeta, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)
  • Rasheera Dopson, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
  • Rianne Henderson, Count US IN
  • Vesper Moore, Kiva Centers


RSVP & Share The #ConfirmJackson Rally


To learn more about Judge Jackson, her track record on disability and civil rights, and why AAPD supports her read
AAPD’s press release celebrating her nomination
– A letter of support from over 45 disability rights organizations, including AAPD, for the confirmation of Judge Jackson
– Another letter from more than 185 civil and human rights organizations, including AAPD, supporting Judge Jackson
– the Bazelon Center’s research memo on Judge Jackson’s decisions 

Take further action by calling your Senator and urging them to #ConfirmJackson! Dial 888-852-7561 and the #ConfirmJackson hotline will connect you to your local Senator.



The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 61 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation. To learn more, visit the AAPD website: www.aapd.com.

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