Conversation on Civic Engagement

On Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 pm, Boston Center for Independent Living (BCIL) will host a one-hour virtual forum on how persons with disabilities can get involved in the political process.

Have you wondered about:                    

  • How to run for office?
  • How to work on a campaign at the local, state, or national level?
  • How to get involved with a political party?
  • How to register to vote?   
  • How to early vote or vote by mail?
  • What accessibility accommodations are required at the polling site?

Featured speakers for this virtual forum include State Republican Party Chairperson Amy Carnevale, Democratic State Committee member Rebecca Morris, Republican State Committee member Judy Crocker,  Democratic State Committee Member Alex Bausch, and for Rev UpRick Glassman from the Disability Law Center

In addition to working on their party state committees, Morris also advocates on health care and climate issues, Carnevale is a member of the Massachusetts Commission on Intellectual Disabilities, Crocker is involved in numerous civic activities on Cape Cod, Bausch has worked on several campaigns, and Glassman has worked as an attorney representing issues in the disability community since 1985.

Register for the Civic Engagement virtual forum

ASL and CART will be provided.

ADA reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. To submit a request, contact Austin at or (617) 338-6665. As part of your request, please include a description of the accommodation you will need and include as much detail as you can. Please provide your contact information in case we need more information. When possible, please allow at least seven days advance notice. Last-minute requests will be accepted but may be difficult to fill.