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ADA Live – The Disability Vote – Live on the web July 6
July 6, 2016 At1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Information courtesy of the Southeast ADA Center
“ADA Live!” is a monthly radio show broadcast free on the Internet. Ask questions and learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leaders in the field will share their knowledge, experience and successful strategies that increase the participation of persons with disabilities in communities and businesses.
The next episode is “The Disability Vote – The Sleeping Giant Wakes Up!” Jim Dickson, the Co-Chair of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Voting Rights Committee, will be discussing the disability vote and the importance full political participation for Americans with disabilities.
Learn about the importance of the disability vote and how the disability voting behavior compares to the general population and other minority group. The episode will also cover voting accessibility and what to do when accessibility issues arise, and what people and communities with a strong interest in disability issues can do to improve voting access.
Act Team Coordinator
The Fifth Freedom Network