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Sarah Blahovec

Sarah Blahovec is a disability civic engagement subject matter expert and consultant. She works with organizations to address the barriers to voting and running for office for the one in four Americans who have a disability. She is the former Voting Rights and Civic Engagement Director for the National Council on Independent Living, where she advocated for greater accessibility in elections; educated the disability community on voting rights and works to energize a disability voting bloc; and addressed barriers to running for office for people with disabilities.

As part of her work on disability civic engagement, she was the co-creator of Elevate: Campaign Training or People with Disabilities, the first national run for office training program for people with disabilities. Sarah also worked as the Disability Community Engagement Manager for the Democratic National Committee in 2020. She is a graduate of American University with a degree in International Studies.