Webinar: Closing the Gap, voter turnout for people living with disabilities

Posted by Reeve Staff in Daily Dose on October 20, 2020 # Voting

With less than 20 days till election day, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is pleased to host Closing the Gap, a special webinar on voter turnout for people living with disabilities. Dr. Douglas Kruse and Dr. Lisa Schur, professors at Rutgers University, discuss important trends in voter participation among the disability community. The Reeve Foundation’s advocacy team will offer practical tips on to how to be more engaged within your own communities and highlight upcoming deadlines for voter registration and state election information.

Reeve Foundation Voting Guide

Rutgers Disability Research Program

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Tips for Empowering Voters with Disabilities

DOJ Public Integrity

DOJ Civil Rights

Rutgers University Disability and Voting Fact Sheet

Reeve Foundation Advocate Sign Up

This project was supported, in part, by grant number 90PRRC0002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.