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Disability Voter Registration Week
Jul
16
11:00 AM11:00

Disability Voter Registration Week

On Tuesday, July 16th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PMREV UP NJ and the Alliance Center for Independence, will be celebrating National Disability Voter Registration Week by hosting an event at the NJ State House Annex.

This event is part of REV UP's on going efforts to participation from the disability community in the elections process. The day will include live entertainment, voter registration, prominent speakers, resource tables and giveaways.

Come out, have a good time, and let your voice be heard...your vote counts!

REV UP NJ is part of a national campaign to include 54 million Americans in the Election process. This event is funded by the generosity of the NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities.


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Voting Machine Demonstration
Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

Voting Machine Demonstration

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ACI has partnered with the Union County Board of Elections to let voters know about their new ExpressVote XL voting machine. The ExpressVote XL full-face universal voting system displays the full ballot on a 32-inch interactive screen and produces an independent voter-verifiable paper record. Many counties are rolling this type of machine out in time for the next election. This is your chance to test out the machine, ask questions, give your input BEFORE they are put into official service.

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Disability Integration Act Viewing Party
Jan
15
2:30 PM14:30

Disability Integration Act Viewing Party

Join us on January 15th, as we celebrate the reintroduction of the Disability Integration Act. We will be viewing live as Representative Sensenbrenner and Senator Schumer reintroduce this important civil rights legislation to the 116th Congress. We will also spend this time calling and writing to legislators encouraging them to cosponsor the DIA. Build your advocacy and communication skills while celebrating the power, freedom, and progress of the disability community!

Light refreshments will be provided.

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US Senate Candidate Forum
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

US Senate Candidate Forum

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Presented by ACI and REV UP NJ and funded by Disability Rights New Jersey through their PAVA Program.

A non-partisan event for candidates and voters to come together to discuss important issues facing the disability community. Open to the public!

A light dinner will be provided.

Accommodations available upon request. ASL Interpreter will be available.

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US Congress District 6 Candidate Forum
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

US Congress District 6 Candidate Forum

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Presented by ACI and REV UP NJ and funded by Disability Rights New Jersey through their PAVA Program.

A non-partisan event for candidates and voters to come together to discuss important issues facing the disability community. Open to the public!

Refreshments will be provided.

Accommodations available upon request. ASL Interpreter will be available.

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REV UP NJ Planning Meeting
May
24
11:00 AM11:00

REV UP NJ Planning Meeting

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Come join REV UP NJ in planning a kick off for National Disability Voter Registration Week at the State House Annex on Monday, July 16th. We will also be discussing ways to increase voter registration prior to the midterm election.

The REV UP Campaign aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

Lunch will be served.

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National Voter Registration Day 2017
Sep
26
10:30 AM10:30

National Voter Registration Day 2017

ACI celebrates National Voter Registration Day! Come register to vote, learn about your rights as a disabled voter, and get hands-on experience using a real voting machine!

Presenters
Luke Koppisch, ACI Deputy Director
Nybil Ghanem, ACI Disability Advocate
Steve Nyers, Middlesex County Board of Elections

Light refreshments will be provided. Accommodations made upon request.

Registration deadline is September 24th.

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What's Your Advocacy? Conference
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

What's Your Advocacy? Conference

Presented by NJCDD and ACI and in association with REV UP NJ.

Join us for the second installment of this FREE conference series for families and self-advocates! This event will focus on voting and fully participating in our democracy.

Featuring:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Advocacy Exercises
  • Voting Booth Tutorials
  • Networking Opportunities

Continental breakfast and lunch provided for all attendees. Transportation assistance available.

If accommodations are required, please contact the NJCDD by Monday, August 7th at 609-292-3745.

Registration deadline is August 14th.

Visit njcdd.org for updates.

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