What is a position statement and how do you write one?

In December 2020, the SARTAC Advisory Committee did a presentation about position statements and how to write one.  They discussed guidelines for 1) identifying the Issue 2) Gathering Information and Facts 3) supporting your self-advocacy group to write an official statement, and 4) sharing your paper

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Using Accessible Voting Machines

The SABE GoVoter Project presented on using accessible voting machines. Guest speaker Thomas Hicks, US Election Commissioner teamed up with staff from the SABE GoVoter Project. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission helps election officials improve the administration of elections and helps Americans participate in the voting process. There was a lively Q and A, participants…

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Voting During the Pandemic in 2020

SABE GoVoter Project did a presentation on voting during the pandemic. They shared the SABE GoVoter Toolkit, Help Me Vote tips addressing Covid issues impacting voting. They answered questions about using Mail-In Ballots and where to find voting information for each state.  PowerPoint for 9.10.2020 Handout Voting in 2020.

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SABE National Self-Advocacy Conferences

Every 2 to 4 years, Self Advocates becoming Empowered (SABE) hosts a national conference. Many describe these events as a “family reunion” where self-advocates from across the country come together to celebrate our  accomplishments. It is a time to share our latest tips, tools and concerns about advocating for disability rights. Here are videos highlighting…

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