Disability Advocacy Day

Toolkit

The 112th General Assembly proclaimed March 11th, 2022 Disability Advocacy Day for the second year, to honor the importance of advocacy in the lives of Tennesseans with disabilities and improve access to equal opportunities across the state. For a full copy of this Joint Resolution, please click here. 

Join us on March 11th as Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day to honor the accomplishments and advocacy of the 1.6 million Tennesseans with disabilities! See below for a Disability Advocacy Day Social Toolkit. Don't forget to tag us @tndisability so we can share your posts!

 

 

 

Disability Advocacy Day Media Releases

Media Release - West - PDF | DOC's 

Media Release - Middle - PDF | DOC's 

Media Release - East - PDF | DOC's 

 

Hashtags to use in your post: 

#DDH2022

#TeamWorkTN

#DisabilityAdvocacyDayTN 

#TNLeg 

 

Use one of these graphics to post about Disability Advocacy Day on Social Media:

Graphic #1

Alt-Text: Picture of Nissan Stadium lit up blue. Text reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Text 'teamwork' to 72690 for all things disability in TN! Msg. & data rates may apply. Average 1-4/msg. per week"

 

Graphic #2

Alt-text: blue background with a white phone opened to a graphic that reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day."

 

Graphic #3

Alt-text: Picture of Nissan Stadium, lit up blue. A hand holding a phone up with a graphic that reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day." 

 

Graphic #4

Alt-text: blue background with people holding their phones up. Text reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Friday, March 11th."

 

Graphic #5

Alt-text: blue background with a white phone opened to a graphic that reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Friday, March 11th."

 

Graphic #6 

Alt-text: Pictures of Tennessee landmarks lit up blue. Text reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Friday, March 11th."

 

Graphic #7 

Alt-text: Nashville's skyline with the bridge lit up blue. Text reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Friday, March 11th."

 

Graphic #8

Alt-text: blurry sunset photo in the background. Text reads "Tennessee Lights Up Blue for Disability Advocacy Day. Friday, March 11th."

 

 

Not sure what to say? Use one of our messages in your post:

1. #DisabilityAdvocacyDayTN honors the hard work and advocacy of the 1.6 million Tennesseans with disabilities who are improving our state laws for the better. Today, we light up [landmark] to honor these accomplishments and their advocacy. 

 

2. As we celebrate #DisabilityAdvocacyDayTN [landmark] will light up "Coalition Blue" in support, solidarity, and recognition of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the successful advocacy work done by the disability community in Tennessee. 

 

3. [landmark] is lighting up blue to honor the importance of advocacy in the lives of the 1.6 million Tennesseans with disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act as we celebrate Disability Advocacy Day!

 

4.#DisabilityAdvocacyDayTN honors Tennesseans with disabilities who continue to speak up for basic services and speak out against policies that infringe on civil rights and other legal protections afforded under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Tonight, we light up blue in solidarity. 

 

5. From diabetes to depression, to Down Syndrome and everything in between, today on Disability Advocacy Day we celebrate the accomplishments and advocacy of the incredibly diverse disability community in Tennessee. 

 

6. On March 11th, [landmark] will glow light blue for the second-annual Disability Advocacy Day to celebrate the accomplishments of the disability community across the state and in recognition of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

7. The 112th General Assembly proclaimed March 11th, 2022 #DisabilityAdvocacyDayTN for the second year, to honor the importance of advocacy in the lives of Tennesseans with disabilities and improve access to equal opportunities across the state. [landmark] joins other cities across the state in showing support by lighting up blue in support and recognition of Tennessee Advocates and the Americans with Disabilities Act.