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REV UP Campaign - Making the Disability Vote Count

  • Published: 2016-07-11 : Author: American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) : Contact: aapd.com
  • Synopsis: There are nearly 30M people with disabilities eligible to vote - not including family, friends, and service professionals who will vote in-line with disability interests.

Quote: "Justin Dart, father of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), said - Vote as if your life depended on it, because it does."

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The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is coordinating a national effort to make the DISABILITY VOTE more influential. As part of this Campaign, July 11th-15th has been designated as National Disability Voter Registration Week in advance of the November election. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

Below are the top five reasons to pay close attention to the REV UP Campaign:

For more information on the REV UP Campaign, National Disability Voter Registration Week, and how to start organizing in your state please visit www.aapd.com/REVUP. The REV UP Campaign offers a host of resources on the 2016 election, registering to vote, ways to drive civic engagement, and a compilation of state-specific resources and events.

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 50+ million Americans with disabilities. Learn more at www.aapd.com

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