[GreaterPhilly] Fwd: 📆🍂 Fall Events, Announcements, and Voter Resources 📆🍂

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> From: Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities <claudia.tasco at phila.gov>
> Date: October 12, 2022 at 4:59:46 PM EDT
> To: DBrown8827 at aol.com
> Subject: 📆🍂 Fall Events, Announcements, and Voter Resources 📆🍂
> Reply-To: Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities <claudia.tasco at phila.gov>
> October 2022
> Check out the upcoming events, announcements, and resources from the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities.
> 2022 Fall Events, Announcements, and Resources: 
> October is National Disability Employment Month
> October 25, 2022: Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities Public Meeting 
> Financial Inclusion Series continues in November
> November 16, 2002: Transportation Conversation 
> Voting Resources: Election Day is November 8, 2022! 
> Additional Community Events and Announcements
> October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!
> October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The U.S. Department of Labor announced that, in recognition of the vital role people with disabilities play in making the nation’s workforce diverse and inclusive, “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation” has been chosen as the theme for October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2022. 
> City of Philadelphia Job Postings
> Please join us for our upcoming Fall Public Meeting:
> October 25, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm via Zoom.
> Topics to be covered:
> Voting Resources 
> ADA Transition Plan Update 
> Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month
> Covid-19 updates and more!
> Please register in advance. *ASL and Closed Captioning will be provided; to request additional ADA accommodations please email or call Claudia Tasco by October 18, 2022 at Claudia.Tasco at phila.gov or 215-686-2798.
> Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
> Interested in learning more about the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities and staying connected to the Commission’s work and events? Contact Claudia Tasco at Claudia.Tasco at phila.gov.
> Register Now
> Additional Commission Upcoming Events and Announcements: 
> Did you know that all of our events can now be found on our website? Check out the upcoming events below or on the website today!
> Join us for the Financial Inclusion Series Fall 2022 
> Please join the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity, PA Assistive Technology Foundation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Disabilities Institute, the PA Treasury Department and others for robust sessions around Financial Inclusion for People with Disabilities. Check out the recent blog post on the series below as well. 
> Blog Post on the Series
> There are two sessions remaining in the series so don't miss out!
> ASL and CART will be provided for all sessions. If you require additional reasonable accommodations, please contact Claudia Tasco by the deadline for each session found in the respective registration links below via phone: 215-686-2798 or email: Claudia.Tasco at phila.gov.
> Register for the session you wish to attend below:
> Session for People with Disabilities and Caregivers: 
> November 3, 2022, 1pm-2:30pm via Zoom
> Register for this session
> Session for Social Service Providers: 
> November 17, 2022, 1pm-2:30pm via Zoom
> Register for this session
> Lunchtime Community Session: Transportation 
> November 16, 2022 12pm via Zoom
> Did you miss the Community Conversation on Transportation that was held in August? We've asked our partners at SEPTA, AMTRAK, DVPC, Liberty Resources, ADAPT and the Philadelphia Airport to join us for a follow up session to provide any new updates and hear from the community.
> We ask that you submit your questions ahead of time for this event. If you have specific questions for our partners please submit them to Luke Tomczuk at Luke.Tomczuk at phila.gov by November 14th. 
> Questions submitted ahead of time will lead the discussion portion of this event.
> ASL and CC will be provided, for additional ADA accommodations please email your request to Claudia Tasco at Claudia.Tasco at philadelphia.gov by November 9, 2022.
> Please register in advance below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
> Register Here
> Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities' Voter Resources 2022:
> Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022!
> The City of Philadelphia has put together a robust Election Day Guidance Resource that can be found below and is available in multiple languages. This guide includes resources, information and direct links to ensure that all voters are informed and ready for Election Day.  
> To report any election concerns on Election Day (such as intimidation, interference, illegal voting, or unlawful electioneering), please contact the District Attorney’s Election Task Force at 215-686-9641.
> Philadelphia Election Day Guidance
> Know your voting rights, including:
> Voters with disabilities may have assistance in casting their ballots from a person of their choice, other than an employer or union official. Voting Rights Act, 52 U.S.C. § 10508
> The resources below are related to voting rights, accessibility, polling information and more:
> Be sure to register to vote!  Already registered? It is always a good idea to check your voter registration before you head to the polls as well. 
> Remember, the last day to register to vote in the upcoming election is October 24, 2022, so don't delay! If you have any questions, about voter registration please call 1.877.VOTESPA (1.877.868.3772)
> Register to Vote
> Check your Voter Registration
> Find Your Polling Place
> Philadelphia Polling Place Accessibility
> Philadelphia Voting Machines Guide
> Additional Voting Resources:
> RevUP Philly
> Department of Justice Guidance
> Committee of 70: Voting 101 Resources
> Upcoming Disability Voting Event:
> Know Your Voting Rights!
> Temple's Institute on Disabilities invites you to join them on October 17, 2022 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. on Zoom for "Know Your Voting Rights!" featuring:
> Panel discussion around voting rights and responsibilities
> Panel discussion by voters with disabilities
> ASL and captioning will be available.
> For more information, please contact:
> iod at temple.edu
> 215-204-1356
> Register for Voting Event
> Additional Community Events and Announcements: 
> The Centers for Medicaid Services recently put out a press release announcing a proposed rule to simplify the processes for eligible individuals to enroll and retain eligibility in Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Basic Health Program.
> To view the press release, visit: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/biden-harris-administration-proposes-make-health-care-enrollment-easier-millions-americans.
> There is a 60 day comment period – To review or comment on the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) during its 60-day public comment period, visit the Federal Register.
> A fact sheet on the (NPRM) can be found online here: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/streamlining-eligibility-enrollment-notice-propose-rulemaking-nprm.
> Submit Public Comment
> We are pleased to announce that the newest Request for Application (RFA) book for 2022-2026 State Plan is now available for you to download, which includes 15 separate grant opportunities. The deadline to submit applications for these grants is Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
> Click here to read more and download the RFA book and other application resources.
> In addition, PADDC is offering funding on a rolling basis through our Community Grants Program.
> Get more information about the Community Grants Program.
> Have an article, event, or resource you would like to see featured in our next newsletter?  Connect with the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities below. 
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> Connect with us today! 
> Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities | Homepage | City of Philadelphia
> City Hall, 2nd Fl. Room 260D 
> Philadelphia, PA 19107
> Phone: 215-686-2798
> Inquiries can be directed to Claudia Tasco: Claudia.Tasco at phila.gov 
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