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Voting Accessibility

2014

  • Hosted 15 successful voter outreach activities. All (100%) participants responded that they were more likely to vote as a result of our workshops.

2012

  • Collaborated with the Secretary of State and created a four-part online course on voting resources called Minnesota Votes: Introduction to Voting Video Series.
  • Collaborated with the Secretary of State’s office and provided voter rights workshops with the Minnesota DeafBlind Association and a separate one with the Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens.
  • Provided rides to the polls and coverage of the cost of Support Service Providers for DeafBlind Vote Ride
  • Provided six voter rights workshops in six schools, Metro Deaf School, Adult Basic Education (2 locations), Humboldt Senior High, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and Metro Deaf School.
  • Nonpartisan information about the 2 constitutional amendments was provided in American Sign Language.

2010-2012

  • Monitor compliance with legislation that requires that candidates who receive Campaign Finance Funds caption their online and TV ads. Offer technical assistance on how to add caption online and provide information about resources for TV captioning to candidates.

2008

  • Developed an online course in American Sign Language called “Making Your Case” that teaches people how to advocate on a state, local and national level on policy issues. 
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