Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition in Celebrating ADA30 - 30 Years Strong! 1990-2020
Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition
The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities.
Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition to celebrate the ADA 30th!

July 26th marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is among the federal laws that advanced voting rights for voters with disabilities.

Follow us on Facebook to hear from Wisconsinites about the impact of the ADA. Our video series kicked off with Sandy Popp of Options for Independent Living in Green Bay, who advocated for the passage of the ADA on Capitol Hill:
· Link to video from Sandy
· Additional video will be posted all week – be sure to like and share!

The Disability Vote Coalition is Partnering with All Voting Is Local to host a July 27 panel Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the ADA and Its Impact on Voting Rights.
Panelists include:
  • Danita Jackson, Intake Specialist with Disability Rights Wisconsin
  • Katy Schmidt, Past-President of the Wisconsin Association of the Deaf
  • Chris Wood, Board Member of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Disability Rights Wisconsin ADA 30th Event and Watch Party

Join DRW Thursday July 23rd at 11 AM to celebrate the ADA 30th and watch a new video featuring Wisconsinites with disabilities, DRW staff, Governor Evers, and other disability advocates speaking about the impact of the ADA. The Video features the iconic photos of Tom Olin, documentarian of the disability rights movement.

Join us on the Disability Rights Wisconsin facebook page. You do not need to have a Facebook account to join!

Celebrate the ADA by Voting!
Disability Advocate Justin Dart is known as the Father of the ADA. Justin said: “Vote as if your life depends on it. The August 11th election is just around the corner – honor the ADA and Vote!

Help is available! Contact these resources:
  • Your municipal clerk:
  • Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline: 1-844-347-8683 / 1-844-DIS-VOTE Email us at Disability Vote Coalition:
  • Wisconsin Elections Commission: 1-866-VOTE-WIS.
  • DMV Voter ID Hotline: (844) 588-1069. Apply for a free Photo ID for voting at the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
  • nonpartisan information about the candidates.
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The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a project of Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.
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