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Learn, Advocate and Vote: Protect the Rights of Those With Disabilities

The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities and People On the Go Maryland invite you to a special lecture on the importance of your vote this November. Panelists will share information on voting at the state and federal levels, and will discuss issues affecting those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as the Institute’s perspective on relevant topics.

A panel of topic experts, moderated by Maureen van Stone, includes

Ben Jackson - staff attorney at Disability Rights Maryland, the state’s designated Protection & Advocacy agency

Emily Arneson - director of government relations at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Mat Rice - public policy specialist at People On the Go Maryland, a statewide self-advocacy group for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Rylin Rodgers - director of public policy at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities

VotER is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide patients the opportunity to register to vote, because much of our healthcare system and healthcare experiences are determined by the policies our elected officials implement. Visit https://vot-er.org/ for more information on the program.

 

Dial-In Information

Register to attend the session at https://kennedykrieger.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJModeGuqDsjEt1z76Q33l7p3Rjds9g8VYTW

Friday, September 25 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Training

Target Audience

All Events, Events for Everyone, Events for People Who Work Here

Cost

Free

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Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD)
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