Voting

Problems At The Polls

(originally offered 10/26/12) Presenter: Nancy Ward, Co-Director SABE-Self Advocates Becoming Empowered and Teresa Moore, Moore Advocacy Persons with a disability may have issues that interfere with the voting process and make voting a difficult process.  Find out how to overcome “Problems at the Polls” through this webinar.  Learn how various issues such as being pressured […]

Voting: Steps to Getting your Voice Heard

(originally offered 7/29/16) Presenter: Ilias Savakis, Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access (PAVA) The right to vote is one of the most cherished rights of citizenship in the United States. If people with disabilities voted at the same rate as people without disabilities, there would be more than three million people with disabilities voting. Are […]

Voting Accommodations And Getting To Know The Candidates

(originally offered 10/11/12) Presenter: Cheri Mitchell, Staff Advocate, Georgia Advocacy Office Perhaps you have a list of excuses not to go to the polls on Election Day. Maybe you feel the voting booths cannot accommodate a person with limited mobility, hearing or vision impairment, or other disabilities.Did you know that certain accommodations can be implemented […]

Voter Registration

(originally offered 09/20/12) Presenter: Cheri Mitchell, Staff Advocate, Georgia Advocacy Office Did you know that October 9, 2012 is the last day to register to vote in the presidential election? Did you know that absentee ballots will not be sent out after Friday, October 26? Learn the basics about voter registration for the upcoming general […]