My Voice Matters is collaborating with 17 disability organizations to hold an election forum so you can be more informed on issues that are important to you
WHAT: An election forum on disability issues
WHERE: Blind Low Vision NZ, Recreation Centre, Awhina House, 4 Maunsell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052
WHEN: 1.00 – 3.00 pm on Saturday 29 August 2020
HOW: Go to www.accessalliance.org.nz/mvm2020 to register
WHY: The New Zealand General Election is happening soon. It is important that disabled people are informed about the’ disability policies of each political party to help them make an informed decision.
WHO: Candidates from major political parties that are confirmed so far are: Minister Carmel Sepuloni (Labour); Ms Golriz Ghahraman MP (Green Party); My David Seymour MP (ACT); Hon Maggie Barry MP (National), Mr Robert Gore (NZ First).
Get informed and get ready to vote!
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Find out what the political parties have to say on the big issues that affect disabled people.
We invite you to a free forum where you can hear directly from politicians. They will discuss:
- accessibility laws
- health and disability review
There will be time for questions and the forum will be followed by light refreshments.
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Saturday 29 August 2020, 1.00 – 3.00 pm
Register to attend
Online at www.accessalliance.org.nz/mvm2020
Or contact Taryn Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 022 016 2571
NZSL video calls can be arranged
NZSL interpreters will be at the event
This event is proudly supported by the following organizations:
Access Matters – The Access Alliance | Blind Citizens NZ | Blind Low Vision NZ | CCS Disability Action | Cerebral Palsy Society | Complex Care Group | Deaf Aotearoa | Disability Connect | Disabled Persons Assembly NZ | Epic Studios | Lifewise | Manawanui | Muscular Dystrophy New Zealand | My Voice Matters | NZDSN | People First | Vaka Tautua | Yes Disability Resource Centre