Resources

General

The American Association of People with Disabilities sponsors REV UP organizations across the country.  Visit their REV UP / Voting pages for more information and resources.

  • REV UP Webinar in April of 2021 has a great message, and many resources.

Federal Election Assistance CommissionResources for Voters with Disabilities

NonProfitVote.org – Has ideas, resources and webinars to help nonprofit organizations increase voter participation.

  • America Goes to the Polls 2020.pdf – America Goes to the Polls 2020 is based on the final certified voter turnout collected by the U.S. Elections Project. The report provides the official state rankings in voter turnout and turnout growth compared to the last presidential election in 2016. This ranking provides insights into the impact of election policies on state-by-state voter turnout, including vote by mail and same day registration. Vote by mail has different implementations, and these differences are also discussed.
  • Non-profits and other groups are prohibited from engaging in partisan politics. Using Social Media.pdf has guidelines especially for social media.

National Disability Rights Network – Voting Pages and lots of Disability Information

Accessibility

ADA.GOV2016 ADA Checklist for Polling Places

By the Disabilities Rights Center of Arkansas – A Poll Worker’s Guide to Assisting Voters with Disabilities

Self Advocates Becoming Empoweredwww.sabeusa.org – a national self-advocacy organization

Commissions and Local Services

MA Town Clerks

From the Secretary of State’s web pages: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleclk/clkidx.htm

Disability Commissions

Many towns and cities have Disability Commissions.  You can download a list at  MA Commissions on Disabilities. Contact names and phone numbers are provided.  Scroll down to the Additional Resources section.

Local Veterans Service Officers

Many towns and cities have a Veterans’ Service Officer.  You can download a list at  MA Veterans’ Services. Contact names and phone numbers are provided.

ASAPs and Councils on Aging

Disability Organizations