Updates & News on Iowa Voting

Polling Place Quick Check Guide

Quick Check This Polling Place Quick Check Guide is for poll workers to use at their polling places the day of the election. this booklet is meant to supplement the accessibility checks that auditors are required to conduct every two years. This booklet only has...

Allie Tubbs Voting Story

As soon as I turned 18, I knew my vote mattered. The Department of Human Services had repeatedly attempted to deny funding for my essential health services. I began seeing disability policy issues everywhere in my world and wanted to elect politicians that fought for...

What is #CripTheVote?

#CripTheVote is a popular hashtag used across multiple social media platforms. The hashtag is primarily used by members of the disability community. The hashtag gained prominence during the 2016 presidential election and is being used to encourage members of the...

Inclusive Events: Captioning for Events

Microsoft published a series of videos featuring accessibility tips for event organizers. This video can be used to learn about the best way to provide captioning at events. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZfGNxlR4rg&t=2s

Inclusive Events: Providing and Requesting Accommodations

Microsoft published a series of videos featuring accessibility tips for event organizers. This video can be used to learn about best accommodation practices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELc-D7hTILE&feature=youtu.be  

Inclusive Events: Training for Inclusive Event Staff

Microsoft published a series of videos featuring accessibility tips for event organizers. This video can be used to educate staff on best accessibility practices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPEwlj3jhGc&feature=youtu.be  

Low-Cost Accommodations

Providing accommodations at a caucus site sounds like an intimidating task, so DRI made a quick tip sheet with different accommodation ideas. Low-Cost Accommodations

Basic Access Guide for Caucus Sites

Often, it can be difficult to know whether or not a caucus site is truly accessible. To help caucus staff when reviewing caucus locations either before the caucus or on the day of, this quick guide has a few common accessibility tips to help the caucus go smoothly....

How to Plan Accessible Meetings and Events

The American Bar Association published an accessible meetings and event guide with checklists for event planners and post-event surveys for attendees. American Bar Association Accessible Meetings and Events Toolkit It is important to make meetings and events...

“It is Important for People With Disabilities to Caucus.”

Jim is a person with a disability from Polk County. He has attended the caucuses for years, but stopped recently because of increased difficulty for him and his wife Sharon as they get older. Despite this, Jim believes that it is important for people with disabilities...

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