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CIVIC PARTICIPATION PowerPoint Presentation

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By California P & A, September 2004. This 22 slide presentation talks about being a part of your local community, including (but not limited to) voting. Designed for workshops and trainings, it also includes a small group activity.

 

CIVIC PARTICIPATION Presentation Handout

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By California P & A September 2004. This 5 page handout was designed to accompany the Civic Participation training materials prepared by the California P & A. Group members can use this to fill in information about where they live, issues that are important to them, and contact information for different groups.

 

CIVIC PARTICIPATION Workshop Curriculum Outline by California P & A

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This workshop outline was designed to encourage people with developmental disabilities to talk with local leaders in their community by providing training on local government and strategies to talk about important issues.

 

Fact Sheet for Voters with Disabilities

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This two page fact sheet gives information on voting. It was created for people with disabilities.

 

Fact Sheet for Voters with Disabilities IN SPANISH

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This two page fact sheet gives information IN SPANISH on voting. It was created for people with disabilities.

 

Get Involved! Civic Involvement PowerPoint Presentation

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By California P & A May 2005. This 13 slide presentation talks about issues that are important to each person as well as some basic how to vote information. It covers contacting local officials, writing letters to the editor of your newspaper, and self advocacy.

 

Growing Number of Voters Ignore Primary Elections

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By USA Today, 2006. A news article that talks about the falling numbers of voters in primaries.

 

Involving Youth with Disabilities in Politics

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Written by Rebecca Hare. She writes from her experience as a youth with a disability and discusses ways to encourage more youth to vote.

 

The Power of VOTING! Voting Guide by the National Youth Leadership Network

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This 9 page voting guide is aimed at youth with disabilities. It provides information (including web links) on voting laws, registering to vote, ways of voting, accessing polling places, and finding information on candidates and issues.

 

The Power of VOTING! Voting Guide SPANISH by the National Youth Leadership Network

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This 9 page voting guide IN SPANISH is aimed at youth with disabilities. It provides information (including web links) on voting laws, registering to vote, ways of voting, accessing polling places, and finding information on candidates and issues.

 

Video: Betty Williams from Indiana talks about voting for candidates and issues

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Video: Chester Finn from New York talks about the importance of voting

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Video: Chester Finn from New York talks about voting for candidates and issues

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Video: Gayle Gardner from Oregon talks about confusing ballots

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Video: Patricia Jones from Arizona talks about voting for candidates and issues

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Video: Ricky Broussard from Texas talks about voting for candidates and issues

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Video: Victor Robinson from Washington, D.C. talks about voting for candidates and issues

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Video: You don’t know how to get information

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Vote Oregon! How to Assist Voters with Disabilities

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By the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, 2004. This short brochure covers the basics of helping people with disabilities to vote in Oregon. It talks about: providers’ responsibilities, who can provide assistance, who cannot provide assistance, rules and guidelines, voting the ballot, providing a replacement ballot, and returning the ballot.

 

Voting and You

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A PowerPoint presentation from the National Youth Leadership Network covering access to voting, registering to vote, web resources for more information, learning about the issues and candidates, and how to vote.

 

 

Voting Guide – Indiana 2008

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This easy to understand Voting Guide by The Indiana Protection and Advocacy System shares information about registering to vote, preparing to vote, and voting in Indiana.

 

 

Why You Should Vote Exercise by California P & A

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This group activity showing why voting is important is designed to be used in a training or other group situation.

 

Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition Voting Survey Results October 2008

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This memo summarizes key findings from a statewide telephone survey by the non-partisan Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition in October 2008. The poll reached 600 people in the disability community including parents, guardians, people with disabilities, direct support workers and advocates.

 

www.democracylive.com

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Democracy Live is a way for election administrators to set up voter information so that voters can get information all in one place. Using the Democracy Live Voter Information platform elections administrators can offer their voters a sample ballot, the ability to watch and listen to candidates directly on their ballot, track their ballot and even print their ballot.

 

www.myvoicemyvote.org

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This is a website for young adults with disabilities who want to learn about the voting process and make a difference in their communities. The site includes resources for voters in Minnesota and across the country, including the many different ways one can vote and what it means to be a good citizen.

 

www.votegopher.com

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This is a website aimed at young voters to compare candidates and issues in a nonpartisan way.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE PowerPoint Presentation

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By California P & A, September 2004. This 18 slide presentation talks about why people should vote, how and where to vote, and voting rights. Designed for workshops and trainings, it also includes a group game.