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July 2016

REVVING UP

Disability Voter Registration Week – July 11-15


The REV UP Campaign is coordinating a National Disability Voter Registration Week, July 11 through 15 to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community.

To help prepare for National Disability Voter Registration Week, the REV UP Campaign recently hosted an organizing webinar to aid organizers across the country to hold voter registration events – both physically and online – to increase the number of people with disabilities who are registered to vote and ultimately the number of people with disabilities who vote on election day in November and in future elections.

The REV UP Campaign aims to increase the political power of the community of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

According to organizer American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), full political participation for Americans with disabilities is a top priority. AAPD works with state and national coalitions on effective, non-partisan campaigns to eliminate barriers

 

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