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A Celebration of the ADA and its Impact on Voting Rights

A Celebration of the ADA and its Impact on Voting Rights

The purpose of this event was to highlight the many ways in which the Americans with Disabilities Act has impacted voting rights. Panelists discussed the progress that has been made, the work that has yet to be done, and why it’s important to vote in the upcoming elections.

Panelists for the event included:

  • Danita Jackson, Intake Specialist with Disability Rights Wisconsin
  • Katy Schmidt, Past-President of the Wisconsin Association of the Deaf
  • Chris Wood, Board Member of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

The event was be moderated by Barbara Beckert, the Director of the Milwaukee Office of Disability Rights Wisconsin, and Shauntay Nelson, the Wisconsin State Director with All Voting is Local.

Here is a transcript of the event.