A Voter’s Guide to Voting in Ohio

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A Voter’s Guide to Voting in Ohio

Monday September 9, 2019: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Presenters:

12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Jason C. Boylan, Attorney at Law

Disability Rights Ohio

Disability Rights Ohio is the state-designated protection and advocacy organization for people with disabilities in Ohio. It is mandated by the Help America Vote Act to advocate for the rights of Ohio voters with disabilities and to assist the Secretary of State in fulfilling the Secretary’s obligations to those voters under the federal law. Through this program, Disability Rights Ohio:

  • Educates individuals, communities, poll workers and boards of election about the voting rights of people with disabilities.
  • Monitors and investigates complaints about voting accessibility and privacy.
  • Collaborates with other voting rights advocates for systemic change for people with disabilities.
  • Participates in the implementation of provisions of the Help America Vote Act affecting people with disabilities.

Topics that will be addressed:

  • Absentee Ballot marking tools for voters with print disabilities
  • Voters who are unexpectedly hospitalized on Election Day
  • Guardianship

2 PM to 3:30 PM

Maria Bruno, J.D. / Civic Engagement Coordinator & Policy Analyst

Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)

Ohio Votes is a voter engagement initiative of COHHIO that specifically targets underserved communities in Ohio. We work with our national partner, Nonprofit VOTE to connect resources and training with on-the-ground housing and service organizations.

Founded in 2005, Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote. They are the leading source of nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities and services.

Come pick up educational literature, learn about local volunteer and voter engagement opportunities, and get to know other voting leaders in your area.

Hosted by and Presented at: Access Center for Independent Living

New Location: Miami Valley Housing Opportunity

(The Access Center is located inside on the first floor)

907 West Fifth Street / Suite 100 / Dayton, Ohio 45402

(937)341-5202 voice, (937)341-5217 fax, 711 Ohio Relay

PLEASE RSVP No later than Monday September 2, 2019

Call (937) 341-5202 voice, Email: maria.matzik@acils.com, or 711 Ohio Relay

Ask for Maria Matzik ext. 1007

Space is limited! Register early!

If you cannot keep your registration, please call to cancel!

Sign Language Interpreters and materials in alternative format: Available upon request. Please request interpreter service and alternative format at least 1 week prior to the event.

 (937) 341-5202 voice or 711 Ohio Relay

Ask for Maria Matzik ext. 1007 / Email: maria.matzik@acils.com

The Access Center is a fragrance-free environment.  We ask that you refrain from wearing cologne and scented products out of consideration for people with chemical sensitivities and breathing problems.  We do our best to provide an environment that everyone can feel comfortable in.

Bus and Parking Info: Bus AccessClosest bus route is #8. South Passengers can get off at Norwood and Mound.  The street sign for W. 5th is visible from there.  Go to the corner that shows the W. 5th street sign and cross over the street. The building is right there: Miami Valley Housing Opportunity (The Access Center is located inside on the first floor)

For guests who drive: There is FREE parking in the parking lot of the building.

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