James C. Dickson

Vice President, Governmental Affairs at American Association of People With Disabilities

James C. Dickson

James C. Dickson

Vice President, Governmental Affairs at American Association of People With Disabilities

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Jim Dickson is Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). He leads the AAPD Disability Vote Project, a broad coalition of 36 national disability-related organizations, to close the political participation gap for people with disabilities. He also co-chairs the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Task Force. Prior to joining AAPD, Mr. Dickson directed the National Organization on Disability's extremely successful VOTE! 2000 Campaign. Two million new voters with disabilities exercised their franchise in the 2000 Presidential election. Mr. Dickson was co-founder of Project Vote!, a national, non-partisan voter registration and education organization that has registered over 3½ million African-Americans. He has organized and directed voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives in 23 states.

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Project Vote!

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Vice President at BNA Communications, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at National Partnership for Women & Families

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Executive Director at National Congress of American Indians Fund

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President & General Counsel at Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer at American Civil Liberties Union, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at National Urban League, Inc.

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Secretary Treasurer at UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at People for the American Way

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Former Contributor at American Association of University Women

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President at National Partnership for Women & Families

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James C. Dickson
Vice President, Governmental Affairs at American Association of People With Disabilities
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Vice President, Governmental Affairs
Current

Primary Exempt Purpose: The American Association of People with Disabilities works to improve the lives of people with disabilities by acting as a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

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National Organization on Disability engages in the promotion of full participation and contributions of people with disabilities. Its services include corporate leadership council; disability employment tracker; disability inclusion accelerator; disability employment program design and planning; disability employment etiquette and awareness training; disability employment hiring; and corporate partners. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.

Political Donations
$100
2008

NO on 8-Equality for All campaign is a large and diverse coalition of civil rights, faith, choice, labor and community of color organizations working to stop and defeat any ballot measure that would deny same-sex couples the right to marry in California.

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