Take Action Now!

Here are some ways you and your organization can take action today to support people with disabilities and older adults in disasters via REAADI & DRM.

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  • Our online press conference on REAADI & DRM
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Send a Letter of Organizational Support

Send a letter to Senator Casey expressing your organization’s support for REAADI and DRM.  The more organizations that express support, the easier it is to demonstrate this is a community-wide issue and gain additional sponsors.  (email to:  michael_gamel-mccormick@aging.senate.gov

Ask your Senator to Cosponsor REAADI & DRM

You can use our template and strengthen it with your own message! 

REAADI 2019 – (Senate) Cosponsor Request Template

If you are going to meet or email your representative, consider sharing Senator Casey’s REAADI one page summary. and DRM One Page Summary.  However, if disseminating, please retain the DRAFT watermarks on both documents.

Find your Senator’s contact information!

Plan a Party!

Start planning a watch party for our online press conference! 

  •      We encourage poster-making about why REAADI and DRM are important to you. 
  • If you have a party, be sure to take photos and videos and tag us. We’d love to share your festive support! 

Make a statement:

Use our Press Release Template

 We invite your organization to prepare a Press Release for the introduction of the Real Emergency Access for Aging and Disability Inclusion in Disasters Act and the Disaster Relief Medicaid Act.  

  • Simply, copy, paste, and add your logos and information.
  • Note: do not distribute to your community and media networks until our online Press Conference has ended. 

Amplify Disaster Inclusive Messaging

Follow and share our Social Media posts- and our partners-  to amplify our messages and get the word out! 

REAADI Social Media: 

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies  Social Media:

The National Council on Independent Living’s Social Media 

American Association of People with Disabilities’ Social Media

Get Involved: Join a Partnership Stakeholder Call

Phone conferences on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time 

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