#CripTheVote: Our Voices, Our Vote
Americans with Disabilities and Political Participation
Hosted by Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, the first two chats will preview two debates in February:
Democratic Debate February 11, 2016, PBS, Time: TBD
Republican Debate February 13, 2016, CBS, Time: TBD
#CripTheVote is a nonpartisan campaign to engage both voters and politicians in a productive discussion about disability issues in the United States, with the hope that disability takes on greater prominence within the American political landscape.
While #CripTheVote is a nonpartisan project, we understand that many people have already developed preferences for particular candidates. This is great–we only ask that everyone is respectful in their interactions with each other. Our primary focus here is on increasing engagement with disability issues as a part of American politics and on the need for that we are all in agreement!
How to Participate
When the debate begins, check out the live-stream: http://twubs.com/CripTheVote
Additional information on voting and people with disabilities
A note on language and usage of the word ‘crip’:
Questions? Media inquiries?
Email Alice: DisabilityVisibilityProject@gmail.com