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Thank You to Voting in the Time of Pandemic Participants

By guest blogger Barbara Beckert

September 23, 2020

Voting in the Time of Pandemic was sponsored in part by iCare

Thank you to everyone who participated in our series of webinars, Voting in the Time of Pandemic. Special thanks to DHS Medicaid Director Jim Jones for his video message about the importance of supporting members with a disability and older adults to vote safely during the pandemic.

The Powerpoint and resources from the September 16th webinar, the message from Director Jones, as well as videos from all three webinars are posted on the Disability Vote Coalition website at https://disabilityvote.org/2020/voting-in-the-time-of-pandemic-webinar-part-3/.

Thanks for all you are doing to provide support to ensure people with disabilities and older adults are able to vote safely during this very challenging time. If you wanted to order resource material or request an article for your newsletter, we can help. We can also share our monthly calendar of social media posts for you to use. Contact us at info@disabilityvote.org.

As announced at the September 16th webinar, the Disability Vote Coalition has new resources to help support you with this important work.

  • Disability Vote Coalition Voter Training Videos: The DVC has released a series of training videos to help you support voters with disabilities and older adults. Access the videos on our website at disabilityvote.org/videos/ To provide access for deaf voters, each video is also available in a split screen format with an ASL interpreter. Video topics include Voter Registration and Photo ID, Absentee Voting, In-person Voting, Voting Rights, and Voting in Wisconsin – Plain Language.

Have a voting question or concern? Contact the Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline for assistance. Call DRW at 844-DIS-VOTE / 844-347-8683 or email info@disabilityvote.org.

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is grateful to iCare for their tremendous partnership in this webinar series, and their commitment to ensuring providers can support their members rights to participate in the electoral process, and to vote safely during the pandemic.

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Last Updated 9/23/20


 

Barbara Beckert

Barbara Beckert

Barbara is the Director of the Milwaukee office of Disability Rights Wisconsin and Director of External Advocacy for Southeastern Wisconsin.

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