If people with disabilities voted at the same rate as non-disabled voters, 2 million more votes would be cast. What is getting in the way of disabled voters exercising their rights?
That's what host Imani Barbarin uncovers in Vote for Access, a five part series addressing the problems with voting for people with disabilities, and some solutions that everyone should know about. For transcripts of these videos, click here or see below for download links for both English and Spanish.
Our goal is to push for better resources, funding, and awareness to improve accessibility and outreach for disabled voters. For more information, comments or questions, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOTE FOR ACCESS
Help create more accessible elections - share Vote for Access with your community. All episodes available now.
A graduate of Eastern Univerity with a degree in Creative Writing and a minor in French from the Sorbonne, Imani Barbarin writes from the perspective of a black woman with Cerebral Palsy. She specializes in blogging, science fiction and memoir. Ironically, she did not like the idea of writing this mini-bio.
The National Disability Rights Network's Statement on Elections Accessibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic
FIND YOUR LOCAL P&A
Get connected with the National Disability Rights Network and find your local Protection & Advocacy agency