Graphic with an aqua background with a Black Twitter bird icon on the left and two speech bubbles on the right. Text: #CripTheVote Twitter Chat, Post-Election Hangout, Sunday, November 15, 2020, http://cripthevote.blogspot.com/
Whew … it’s been some week, some year, and some 4 years. The co-partners of #CripTheVote, Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, invite you to a Twitter chat on November 15, 2020, 7 pm Eastern to share your thoughts about the 2020 election. Please note this will be a 30-minute chat.
How to Participate
If you don’t use Twitter, you can follow along in real time here: http://twubs.com/CripTheVote
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 6-7 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: http://www.tchat.io/
Here is a link for people who are new to Twitter on starting an account and how to use it: https://help.twitter.com/en/new-user-faq
Here’s an article about how to participate in a Twitter chat: https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/how-to-participate-in-a-twitter-chat/546805/
Check out this captioned ASL explanation of how to participate in a chat by @behearddc https://www.facebook.com/HEARDDC/videos/1181213075257528/
Introductory Tweets and Chat Questions
Welcome to the #CripTheVote post-election Twitter chat! Let’s hang and unpack a bit. 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 We are glad to have you join us today! How are YOU doing? How are you processing the results and recovering from #Election2020? #CripTheVote
Q2 What are your hopes and concerns for the new Administration led by President Elect @JoeBiden and Vice-President Elect @KamalaHarris? #CripTheVote
Q3 What are some major policy issues and changes in the Administration that are needed to undo the damage to marginalized communities including the disability community? #CripTheVote
Q4 There’s a lot of work ahead. What kinds of advocacy is needed by the disability community to advance our issues both on the ground and in local, state, and federal government? #CripTheVote
Thank you for joining us today! This concludes our #CripTheVote post-election chat. Please keep the conversation going. A recap of this chat will be up shortly. For more: http://cripthevote.blogspot.com/