Wednesday, August 12, 2020

August 16, 2020: #CripTheVote Chat on Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee

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Sunday, August 16, 2020

7:00 - 7:30 PM Eastern, 4:00 - 4:30 PM Pacific

The co-partners of #CripTheVote, Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, invite you to a Twitter chat about the recent announcement that Senator Kamala Harris is presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s choice to be his Vice-Presidential running mate in the 2020 Election. Please note this will be a short chat, only 30 minutes! 

How to Participate


Follow @GreggBeratan @AndrewPulrang @DisVisibility. When it’s time for the chat, search #CripTheVote on Twitter for the series of live tweets under the ‘Latest’ tab for the full conversation. 


If you don’t use Twitter, you can follow along in real time here:


If you might be overwhelmed by the amount of tweets and only want to see the chat’s questions so you can respond to them, check @DisVisibility’s account. The questions will be Tweeted approximately 6-8 minutes apart. 


Another way to participate in the chat is to use this app that allows you to pause the chat if the Tweets are coming at you too fast:


Here is a link for people who are new to Twitter on starting an account and how to use it:


Here’s an article about how to participate in a Twitter chat:


Check out this captioned ASL explanation of how to participate in a chat by @behearddc

Introductory Tweets and Chat Questions 


Welcome to the #CripTheVote Twitter chat on the Democratic candidate for Vice President, Senator Kamala Harris. Remember to use the #CripTheVote hashtag when you tweet. If you respond to a question such as Q1, your tweet should follow this format: “A1 [your message] #CripTheVote”


Q1 Before we start, it’s been a LONG time since we had a #CripTheVote chat! How are YOU doing lately? This has been some year. If you feel comfortable, share how you are holding up.


Q2 What was your response to the announcement on August 11, 2020 by @JoeBiden that @KamalaHarris is his pick for Vice President? #CripTheVote 


Q3 What kinds of questions, concerns, or thoughts do you have about a Biden/Harris ticket in contrast with Trump/Pence? #CripTheVote 

Q4 What disability policies and issues would you like to see @KamalaHarris address during the upcoming debates and other events? #CripTheVote 

This concludes our short #CripTheVote chat on the Democratic candidate for Vice President. Please keep the conversation going. A recap of this chat will be up shortly. For more:


And be sure to join us on 8/30/20 for our next #CripTheVote chat on #COVID19 and the 2020 Election!