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The Power of the Disability Vote & How to Safely Vote during Covid-19
Elections make a big difference in our lives!
Let's Get Out the Disability Vote
ABLE NH, the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Brain Injury Asspociation and the Disability Rights Center are hosting a free webinar on how to: vote safely during the time of Covid-19; deadlines for absentee ballots; and how powerful the disability community is when we vote on issues that we care about.
This workshop is designed for: students and adults with disabilities, Voc Rehab clients and staff, any staff who work with adults with disabilities and family members. This workshop is a civics lesson for students ages 16-21. Additionally, it is a community-based activity for adults with disabilities to attend with the support of a DSP.
– Did you know that if people with disabilities in the US voted at the same rate as people without disabilities, an estimated 2.3 million more votes would be cast
– Elections impact how critical resources like: adult services for people w/ developmental disabilities; Medicaid oral healthcare benefits; public school funding; Social Security; and Medicaid/Medicare work for people with disabilities.