Inclusive & Accessible Campaigns

Inclusive & Accessible Campaigns

Session Type(s): Training, Virtual Only Session, Streamed Session

Training Tag(s): Movement Health & Operations

Starts: Tuesday, Jun. 27 4:00 PM (Central)

Ends: Tuesday, Jun. 27 5:00 PM (Central)

Room: Virtual

This workshop will help you and your team bring disability justice best practices into the nuts and bolts of your campaign work. From ensuring your campaign’s culture is welcoming and safe for disabled staff & volunteers, to ensuring your voter outreach is accessible and resonant with disabled voters, we’ll discuss common missteps, as well as recommendations for designing an inclusive campaign from start to finish. More accessible campaigns mean higher voter turnout and a better chance of winning! Learn more about our Inclusive Campaign Guide at


Dessa Cosma


Dessa Cosma is the founding director of Detroit Disability Power. She is a long-time social justice organizer, fortunate to spend her career working for reproductive, racial, economic and disability justice. She is committed to bridging the gap between disability inclusion work and other social justice efforts in order to build big, powerful movements that dismantle interlocking systems of oppression. In addition to organizing, Dessa also enjoys facilitating workshops, gardening, traveling and reading. She lives in Detroit with her partner, their cat, and copious plants.

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