The American Association of People with Disabilities' (AAPD) REV UP Campaign coordinates the National Disability Voter Registration Week each year to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community.
REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!
This year, AAPD is pleased to announce a partnership with EveryLibrary to bring National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017 to libraries across the country. Libraries in over 40 states have signed on to promote the goals the July 17 -21, 2017 National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) through programming, outreach, public education, and voter registration partnerships or on-site services.
As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the 50+ million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation. AAPD is an expert in public outreach and education about not only disability rights but also critical voting rights issues like accessible ballot technology and access to polling places.