Today is a Disability Census Day of Action - organized by many partners in the disability community including the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF), and The Arc of the United States, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), Rooted in Rights, National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN).
Below are links to resources (such as graphics, videos, and factsheets) and sample posts for the Day of Action.
Social Media Toolkit: #DisabilityCounts2020 Digital Toolkit
Google Drive Account with Additional Resources:
2020 Census and Disability Community Resources
Take action by:
1. Posting a picture of themselves from ten years ago, sharing what they want the NEXT ten years to be like.
- Sample post: The #2020Census impacts funding for TEN years into the next decade. The funding pays for important things for people with disabilities like housing, health care, transportation and more! Ten years is a long time! What were you doing ten years ago? What will you be doing ten years from now? Post a picture of yourself from ten years ago and share what you want the next ten years to look like! #DisabilityCounts2020 [insert graphic]
2. Use sample posts from the toolkit on social media throughout the day with the hashtag #DisabilityCounts2020.