Oct 21, 2020
In this episode, Andrew and Gregg talked about founding #CripTheVote in 2016 with Alice Wong out of a shared frustration with disability not being mentioned in the presidential debates. They gave specific examples of barriers to voting and how they vary for people with different access needs, emphasizing that the goal is for voting to be as easy as possible for all voters. They offered some tips on being an ally to voters with disabilities. Andrew and Gregg concluded by discussing how all political issues are disability issues.
Episode transcripts can be found at http://disabilityhealth.jhu.edu/included
Check out #CripTheVote on Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23CripTheVote&src=typeahead_click
Rutgers research on voters with disabilities: https://smlr.rutgers.edu/news/voter-turnout-surges-among-people-disabilities