Photo: Pennsylvania leader giving a speech with microphone. She is using a wheelchair and is dressed as Lady Liberty. Text reads: “We Count: Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and the Right to Vote.” Logo reads: “Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium.” Image of state of Pennsylvania with western portion shaded in.

We Count: Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and the Right to Vote

Thursday, October 10, 2019 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Senator John Heinz History Center | 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, Pa. 1522
Admission to this event is free

Add to Calendar10/10/2019 01:00 PM10/10/2019 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkWe Count: Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and the Right to VoteJoin the Heinz History Center, the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium and Disability Rights Pennsylvania, Disability Voting Coalition for an important non-partisan, cross-disability event on voting!Heinz History CenterWestern Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium & Heinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Join the Heinz History Center, the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium, Disability Rights Pennsylvania, and Disability Voting Coalition for an important non-partisan, cross-disability event on voting.

National speakers include Maria Town, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)’s REV UP: Register, Educate, Vote Use your Power campaign, and Gregg Beratan of #CripTheVote: Our Voices, Our Vote.

Learn about the significant role Western Pennsylvanians Rachel Freund and Paul O’Hanlon played in efforts to ensure voting access for people with disabilities across the state. Panel discussions on voting barriers and solutions.

Key individuals and organizations will share information on how to join the voting effort for Pennsylvanians with disabilities.

This program is supported by The Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust, The Senator John Heinz History Center and Disability Rights Pennsylvania.

Parking and Transportation

There is metered on-street parking, including accessible spaces, parking garages, and surface lots nearby. This venue is close to bus lines.

Accessibility

ASL interpretation and real-time captioning (CART). Braille and large print programs will be provided. Other accommodations available upon request.Please contact Mary at info@wpdhac.org or 412-204-7199 no later than Sept. 28.

Registration

This event is free. Please register using the form below. Register.

The Senator John Heinz History Center is committed to providing exhibits, programs, and public spaces that are inclusive and accessible for all visitors. For complete accessibility details, visit accessibility landing page. Please contact Allison Herrmann at aeherrmann@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6374 if additional accommodations are needed.

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