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We Want YOU to Support the Disability Vote (A Voting Accessibility Guide)

The 2018 midterms are upon us, and 35 million disabled people in the U.S. are theoretically eligible to vote. But how many will cast ballots? Our voter turnout consistently lags far behind nondisabled people, especially in the case of…

Engaging in Politics as a Disabled Person: an Interview with Carrie Ann Lucas

Across the country, people are energized and politically engaged in response to the current political climate. Before you know it, midterm elections will take place next year across the United States. During these elections, it’s important to remember that local
A group of people with both visible and hidden disabilities is gathered in the Light Court at City Hall. They are holding posters of people with disabilities who have been killed by the police. An ACLU Disability Rights attorney in glasses, Claudia Center, is speaking and gesturing with her hands. A sign language interpreter is to the left, and ACLU Disability Rights attorney, Susan Mizner is to the right, squatting on the floor and holding a sign of an African-American man with a disability killed by police. Other protestors are listening, standing, sitting in chairs and in wheelchairs.

Five Questions for ACLU Attorney Susan Mizner

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A group of people with both visible and hidden disabilities is gathered in the Light Court at City Hall.  They are holding posters of people with disabilities who have been killed by the police.  An ACLU Disability Rights
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Valuing Activism of All Kinds

Recently, disabled activists from ADAPT protested in Washington, DC as the House debated the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Fifty-four badass disabled people put their bodies on the line, chanting and drawing media attention on what is at stake if
Arbi Chouikh consults with a group of Tunisian disability advocates.

VIDEO: Towards an Inclusive Tunisia with Arbi Chouikh

How can a democratic government become more accessible and accountable to citizens with disabilities? Great examples can be found in Tunisia where disability rights advocates have made strong progress since the revolution of 2011.

VIDEO: Make this election count with Emily Ladau

Emily Ladau is back with a new storyteller video calling for the campaigns to focus on key issues that affect the disability community no matter what party they belong to. Disability rights are human rights.…