Advocate Resources

Download the ADA Checklist for Polling places.

AAPD.com has a tool to help generate a Candidate Questionnaire.  You can upload the Candidate Questionnaire Template 2018 (PDF), or link to AAPD.com to get the latest.

Federal Election Assistance Commission – Resources for Voters with Disabilities

From www.sabeusa.orgSelf Advocates Becoming Empowered – a national self-advocacy organization

  • Voters with Disabilities Election Report (2016) (pdf) – The purpose of the Project was to   investigate issues around voting for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities;  increase the number of voters and, to provide technical assistance to improve their voting experiences.
  • SABE GoVoter Project (pdf) – Voter Education Toolkit – A training class that is lead by self advocates to teach other self advocates about the importance of voting.

Get Out the Vote

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

From Stanford Business School:  Research-Backed Ways to Get Out the Vote.

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.

Transportation Contacts

Media

List of newspapers
List of TV stations
List of all Community Cable stations

ASAPs and Councils on Aging

ASAPs
COAs