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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Salesforce & National MS Society Raise Awareness Through Impactful Initiatives

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life, Matt Nesci discusses his experiences living with MS and how Salesforce's accessibility initiatives and collaboration with the National MS Society benefit professionals with disabilities.

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Design Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Digital Accessibility

How Workforce Navigators Is Bridging the Disability Employment Gap

Salesforce’s Workforce Navigators program not only aids in skill building for professionals with disabilities, but also promotes an accessibility-first design approach prioritizing digital inclusion from the start—benefiting all users.

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Design Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Digital Accessibility

Inclusive Design Is Central to Accessible Product Development

Salesforce’s vice president of product accessibility advocates for inclusive design and meaningful engagement of people with disabilities throughout the design process, rejecting the outdated practice of post-development usability studies.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Integrating Accessibility Staff Into Your In-Person Events

Effective training in disability etiquette for accessibility volunteers and staff is crucial to avoiding ableist interactions, and ensures a positive experience for attendees with disabilities at in-person events.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship Digital Accessibility

Salesforce’s 2024 Stakeholder Impact Report Highlights Accessibility Initiatives

Salesforce’s 2024 Stakeholder Impact Report showcases its 25-year legacy of advancing accessibility and inclusion through strategic partnerships, innovative training programs, and global initiatives—all aimed at empowering professionals with disabilities.

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Design Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Digital Accessibility

Integrating Accessibility Testing Into Salesforce's Trailhead Program

Continual improvements to Salesforce’s Trailhead program are informed by accessibility testing and ongoing feedback received from participants with disabilities.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI Hiring

How to Make Your Hiring Process Inclusive

Discover actionable strategies and learn how inclusive hiring practices shape organizational culture, attract talent, and fuel growth.

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DEI Accessibility Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship

The Importance of Microvalidations in the Workplace

Microvalidations counteract the corrosive effects of microaggressions in the workplace through small acts of affirmation and inclusion, supporting marginalized or stigmatized groups.

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Accessibility

The Role of Assistive Technology in the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Providing assistive technology to employees helps facilitate remote work, enhance digital accessibility, improve communication, and empower workers.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship

How Salesforce Is Making TrailblazerDX 2024 More Accessible

Salesforce is enhancing accessibility at TrailblazerDX 2024 by including a Disability Help Desk, a Quiet Zone, captioning in all keynotes and breakout sessions, sighted escorts, sign language interpreters, over 100 accessibility staff volunteers, and more.

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DEI

How to Design Bias-Free Review and Promotion Processes

Discover key strategies for creating bias-free review and promotion processes for a thriving, inclusive workplace culture.

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Inclusion DEI

Caring for Your Employees: Cultivating Compassion Amid Cultural Disruptions

Cultivating compassion amid cultural disruptions is crucial for employee well-being. Learn how to navigate disruptions, identify problems proactively, and create a more compassionate company culture.

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Inclusion Salesforce

Foster a Culture of Belonging & Inclusion in Your Remote Team

To create a remote team that embraces accessibility, inclusion, and belonging, you should adopt flexible work policies, implement ‘access checks,’ record all virtual meetings, use chat features judiciously, and recognize team members’ contributions.

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Inclusion DEI Accessibility Salesforce Allyship Digital Accessibility

How to Communicate Your Disability Inclusion Plan Internally & Externally

When communicating about your disability inclusion plan, ensure it's accessible for all, integrated into your regular meeting structure, uses marketing collateral to inform, and is discussed consistently and frequently among employees and external stakeholders.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Allyship

Supporting Professionals & Families With Intellectual Disabilities

Providing better support for professionals with disabilities and their families centers around challenging stigmas, prioritizing flexible work options, facilitating disability awareness events, creating affinity groups, offering parental support, and encouraging mental health days.

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Supporting Working Parents: Creating Family-Friendly Policies and Flexible Work Arrangements

Effective family-friendly policies and work arrangements can go a long way to addressing the challenges faced by working parents in balancing family and career.

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DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

How Salesforce Became a Champion for Accessibility & Inclusion

Through a combination of grassroots affinity groups and committed leadership, Salesforce has become a major advocate for greater accessibility and inclusion in the tech industry and wider professional world.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI

Breaking Gender Stereotypes: Encouraging Participation in Non-Traditional Roles

Breaking gender stereotypes in the workplace enables others to grow their careers in ways they see fit, challenges the gender wage gap, encourages work-life balance, and generates greater innovation and creativity on your team.

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Inclusion

Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Fostering Inclusion & Cultural Understanding

Embracing religious diversity in the workplace fosters a more inclusive and harmonious culture for employees across an organization. 

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Inclusion Accessibility Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: #a11yTO 2023

#a11yTO is an annual conference with workshops and in-person meet-ups to share information and strategies for improving digital accessibility.

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Inclusion Hiring Accessibility Salesforce Allyship

How to Recruit Professionals With Disabilities to Your Company (& Retain Them)

To better recruit and retain professionals with disabilities, you should embrace accessible hiring practices, adopt inclusive interviewing processes, prioritize disability leadership representation, implement digital inclusion, and create an inclusive and belonging culture.

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Inclusion LGBTQIA+

Creating an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Workplace: Nurturing Acceptance & Celebrating Diversity

Learn how to create an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace that fosters acceptance and diversity一including insights on leadership, education, recruitment, and more.

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Inclusion Design Accessibility

AI-Generated Content & A11Y

With AI-generated content proliferating, adaptive marketers and writers must refine what is produced to ensure accessibility and WCAG compliance.

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Accessibility

Event Spotlight: WP Accessibility Day

WordPress Accessibility Day is a free virtual event promoting inclusive and accessible best practices for WordPress-based platforms.

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Inclusion DEI

A Look at Race, Bias, Microaggressions & Representation In Today’s Workplace

Explore the unspoken realities of race, bias, and microaggressions in the workplace with insights from DEI expert Camille S. Edwards.

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DEI Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Fable Mental Health Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: #id24

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free, virtual conference celebrating knowledge, ideas, and collaboration to help create a more inclusive digital world.

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Inclusion Salesforce Neurodiversity

How to Create Accessible Workplaces for Employees with Cognitive & Learning Disabilities

Create an accessible work environment that empowers individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities and promotes organizational success.

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Inclusion DEI Accessibility Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment d/Deaf + Hearing Loss

Mistakes Companies Make When They Think They’re Being Inclusive & Accessible

Implementing generalized accessibility strategies, asking employees to declare their disability status, and expecting HR departments to always lead out on accessibility are a few ways organizations mistakenly approach inclusion and disability issues.

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DEI Accessibility Salesforce Events Allyship

Disability:IN 2023 Annual Conference Highlights the Importance of Inclusive Language

Disability:IN 2023 highlighted the importance of inclusive language, approaching disability with authenticity, respecting others’ language preferences, being a better ally, and experiencing solidarity with other professionals with disabilities.

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Inclusion DEI Community Voice

Empowering Women in the Workplace: Strategies for Equality, Leadership & Career Advancement

To empower women in the workplace, promote inclusive hiring, mentorship, diversity training, pay transparency, networking, leadership buy-in, and flexibility.

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Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment

Challenges of Changing Careers as a Blind and Visually Impaired Professional

After becoming blind and struggling for years to find consistent employment, Strini Naidoo explains how Salesforce’s Trailblazer program has given his professional career a new life.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Salesforce ADA

How to Create Accessible Workplaces for Employees With Mobility Impairments

To make workplaces more accessible for employees with mobility impairments, companies should eliminate physical barriers, adopt flexible work options, provide assistive technology, modify specific policies, and foster a more inclusive workplace culture.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Salesforce

How to Create an Accessible Workplace for d/Deaf Employees

Creating an accessible workplace for d/Deaf employees means conducting accessibility trainings, providing assistive technology, and using inclusive communication methods.

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Accessibility ADA

National Disability Independence Day: Celebrating Progress & Embracing Inclusion

National Disability Independence Day highlights the progress and the challenges in shaping a more inclusive future for individuals with disabilities.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy News Salesforce

Celebrating National Disability Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day, celebrated annually on July 26, commemorates passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. law prohibiting discrimination against those with disabilities.

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Inclusion Accessibility Blindness/Vision Impairment

How to Create an Inclusive Workplace for Blind Employees

Establishing an inclusive workplace for blind and vision-impaired employees starts with organizational culture followed by the right accommodations and training.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy News Salesforce

Workforce Navigators: a New Website for Professionals With Disabilities

A champion of greater inclusion and accessibility in tech, Salesforce rolls out a new website dedicated to its Workforce Navigators program for professionals with disabilities.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Allyship

How Does Accessibility Fit in With DEI?

DEI and accessibility are both motivated by a desire for greater equality in the workplace and marketplace. Advocating for one should include championing the other.

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Inclusion Industry Spotlight LGBTQIA+

Point of Pride: Providing Hope & Life-Saving Care Amid Record Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

Amid a record number of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, trans-led nonprofit Point of Pride continues its mission of empowering communities with life-saving care.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Neurodiversity

Autistic Pride Day 2023: Neurodivergent Professionals & the Importance of Self-Advocacy

By fostering inclusive and accessible team cultures, managers can encourage autistic professionals to feel comfortable self-advocating for the workplace accommodations they need to thrive.

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Design Founding Partner Salesforce

Why You Should Embrace Inclusive Design

By adopting a “shift left” approach to design and beginning with accessibility first, organizations can create digital experiences and professional processes that are both accessible to and inclusive of everybody, regardless of disability status.

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Inclusion Hiring Accessibility Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Tips for Supporting d/Deaf Employees & ASL Signers

By providing captioning, asking employees for accommodations they need, offering assistive technology, and speaking up for d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing employees, you can make your workplace much more accessible and inclusive.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner News Salesforce

Salesforce Focuses on More Than Shareholders in ‘FY23 Stakeholder Impact Report’

Salesforce’s “FY23 Stakeholder Impact Report” demonstrates how its equality initiatives are transforming its ecosystem and work with clients, customers, and team members.

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DEI Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce Fable Mental Health Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: ACCESS 2023

ACCESS 2023 is a free virtual conference focusing on digital accessibility and inclusion advocacy, innovations, best practices, and more—connecting thought leaders, experts, and professionals for networking, learning, and collaboration.

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Diversity Inclusion Accessibility Salesforce

Developing Inclusive Return-to-Office or Work-From-Home Policies

It is morally imperative that companies adopt inclusive return-to-work and work-from-home policies, including physically accessible workspaces and technologies, flexible work options, and awareness training.

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Inclusion Accessibility Salesforce Neurodiversity

What Is Neurodivergent Masking & Why Do Professionals Do It?

Neurodivergent professionals engage in masking as a coping mechanism used to conceal aspects of their neurodivergent traits and fit in with workplace norms.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Be My Eyes Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 13: Founding Partner Spotlight — Be My Eyes

In this episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard talks inclusion, accessibility, community, and much more with Hans Jørgen Wiberg, founder of Be My Eyes.

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Founding Partner News Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes Introduces Revolutionary Virtual Volunteer Tool

Be My Eyes is empowering the blind and low-vision community with the world's first digital visual assistant, providing more independence and accessibility.

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Founding Partner Salesforce Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 12: Founding Partner Spotlight — Salesforce

In this episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard talks accessibility, inclusion, community, and much more with Catherine Nichols, Vice President of the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce.

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Accessibility News

Accessibility Report Finds Major Deficiencies In Government Services

Department of Justice review reveals federal agencies are falling short in website accessibility for Americans with disabilities.

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Founding Partner Fable Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: axe-con 2023

axe-con is a free virtual conference focused on building, testing and maintaining accessible digital experiences, and welcomes developers, designers, business users and accessibility professionals of all experience levels

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Disability Advocacy Blindness/Vision Impairment Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

This year’s CSUN Assistive Technology Conference features a new technology exhibition and live speaker sessions designed for researchers, practitioners, and educators sharing inclusive AT best practices.

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Founding Partner News Fable

InclusionHub Founding Partner Fable Ranked on Fast Company’s List Of Most Innovative Companies

The digital accessibility firm was recently recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies for 2023 in the design category.

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Inclusion DEI Salesforce

How to Authentically Champion Inclusion & Belonging in Your Workplace

To authentically advocate for greater diversity, equity, & inclusion (DEI) in your workplace, enlarge your social circles, request honest feedback, and find an accountability buddy you trust to help manifest your goals.

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Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment

Salesforce & BIT: Improving Inclusion, One Employee at a Time

Salesforce Certified Administrator at the Blind Institute of Technology Alan Reuss shares how critical training changed his life after experiencing vision loss.

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Fable Blindness/Vision Impairment Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: ATIA 2023 Conference

This year’s Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference features an in-person exhibition and virtual sessions with manufacturers, sellers, and providers of AT products and services designed to enhance lives.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Fable Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 11: Founding Partner Spotlight — Fable

In this inaugural episode of our Founding Partner Series, Morey Creative’s Jeffrey Howard discusses accessibility, allyship, and much more, with Fable’s Alwar Pillai and Abid Virani.

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Founding Partner Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 10: ‘A More Accessible & Inclusive World Is a Better World’

In this episode, Sam reflects on the series and his experience as host during an interview with Jeffrey Howard of Morey Creative Studios, who will be moderating upcoming segments highlighting InclusionHub’s Founding Partners.

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Disability Advocacy Salesforce Allyship

How Workplace Allyship Supports People With Invisible Disabilities

To ensure all employees have access to the tools and accommodations they need to succeed in the workplace, it is crucial organizations encourage them to advocate for their needs and foster a culture of allyship.

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Diversity DEI Community Voice

Where Is DEIB Reform Still Needed & How Can Organizations Improve?

DEIB efforts surged in the months following the racial justice protests in 2020, but momentum has since slowed. To make such efforts more sustainable, organizations must integrate DEIB into corporate systems to empower long-term behavioral and mindset shifts.

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DEI Community Voice

Lily Zheng: Transforming Company Culture the Right Way

DEI consultant, public speaker, and author Lily Zheng advises companies on new policies and protocols to achieve a more inclusive environment.

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Inclusion Salesforce Neurodiversity

It’s Important to Create Psychological Safety for Autistic Professionals

Creating psychological safety on your team can help neurodiverse professionals embrace their strengths and better navigate the workplace.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI

DEIB: Who Is Impacted & Why It’s Important

While DEIB impacts all people, it seeks to empower BIPOC communities with equitable opportunities to thrive in the workplace—particularly important in light of recent racially-motivated crimes and centuries of historical underrepresentation.

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Design Accessibility Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy Blindness/Vision Impairment

Why Accessible Video Games Matter

Accessible video games can contribute to overall quality of life and interpersonal relationships, as well as helping to combat social isolation for those living with all types of disabilities.

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Disability Advocacy Fable Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 9: ‘The Future Is Unwritten’

In this episode, Sam continues this important conversation by revisiting several core themes of the series, along with vital insights from past guests, to look ahead to what the future may hold for digital accessibility and inclusion, for all.

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Fable Blindness/Vision Impairment Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: Sight Tech Global

Sight Tech Global is a free and accessible annual virtual conference addressing how emerging technologies can improve the lives of people with disabilities.

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Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Blazing a Trail for Salesforce Administrators With Disabilities

A Salesforce admin for the nonprofit Benetech, Kathi Duffy utilizes the Trailhead program to enlarge her skillset and blaze a trail for other professionals that are d/Deaf or hard of hearing.

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Inclusion Industry Spotlight LGBTQIA+

Equity Through Actions: Point of Pride Amplifies Accessibility, Transparency, and Engagement

Nonprofit organization Point of Pride expands its services to the most vulnerable, ensuring access to life-saving health and wellness services.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 8: 'Necessary Evils'

In this episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, host Sam Proulx resets the table, so to speak, returning to several critical yet rarely articulated insights shared by guests of our inaugural drop, and re-evaluating where we are as a society in the collective quest toward true digital accessibility and inclusion, for all.

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Diversity DEI Industry Spotlight

‘Just the Beginning’: Shana Sumers Talks Black@INBOUND & Growing Inclusion Efforts at HubSpot

Shana Sumers is an engaging, inspiring force of empowerment and advocacy for safe spaces and intentional inclusion. As HubSpot’s Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Communities, Sumers has grown the Black@INBOUND community to new heights and aspires to launch other groups in the future.

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Disability Advocacy News DEAM

DEAM 2022: People With Disabilities Continue to Face Barriers to Employment

Globally, people with disabilities are disproportionately less likely to be in the workforce—a trend that has continued for decades. In response, public and private leaders are using Disability Employment Awareness Month to raise awareness and push for greater inclusion.

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Accessibility DEAM Salesforce

7 Tips to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Accessible & Inclusive

Implementing “access checks,” offering flexible video and audio options, limiting chat feature use, and investing in real-time captioning are just a few things you can do to make your virtual meetings more accessible and inclusive for professionals with disabilities.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy DEAM

Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Design Distributors

In celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month, InclusionHub highlights Design Distributors—a New York-based direct mail business prioritizing inclusive hiring and a welcoming work environment.

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Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 7: ‘A Family Affair (Part II)’

On this episode, The InclusionHub Podcast’s host Sam Proulx returns yet again to where it all began for him, personally: his dad, Rej. He picks up the extraordinary conversation from last episode exactly where it left off: discussing his father’s three-decade career at IBM, his bouts with discrimination along the way, digital accessibility and inclusion, the future, and much, much more.

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DEI Community Voice

Outlining Your DEIB Goals: Where Do You Start?

By using critically considered mission, vision, and value statements as a lens through which to authentically guide DEIB goals, organizations can generate meaningful cultural change within their teams.

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News DEAM Salesforce

InclusionHub Founding Partner Salesforce Interviews Academy Award Winner Troy Kotsur of ‘CODA’

Catherine Nichols, Vice President of the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce, recorded a wide-ranging interview with the decorated actor Troy Kotsur, an advocate for the d/Deaf community and the first Deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting for his role in the Oscar-winning film “CODA.”

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Inclusion Disability Advocacy DEAM

Department of Labor Equity Action Plan: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers Experienced by Disabled & Marginalized Workers

In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Department of Labor released a comprehensive “Equity Action Plan” to support marginalized workers and improve employment conditions, including for people with disabilities.

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DEAM Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 6: ‘A Family Affair (Part I)’

We’re honored to bring this special conversation to you now, in October, which is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in the United States, and DEAM globally. Given the length of their chat, we decided to break up this episode into two parts, so look out for Part II’s release later this month.

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News DEAM Salesforce

Salesforce Trailblazer Receives Diversity & Inclusion Award

Blind Institute of Technology honors Sarah Mark, Sr. Program Manager of Workforce Development for People with Disabilities at Salesforce.

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Community Voice DEAM Salesforce

Day in the Life: Neurodivergent Professionals

Despite continued stigmatization and detrimental biases in work culture, neurodivergent professionals bring novel insights and problem-solving skills to teams and organizations that prioritize inclusion and accessibility.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 5: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

In this extraordinary episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, we delve even deeper into its meaning and ongoing application in the fight for a fully accessible web. We’re honored, once again, to have truly incredible guests sharing their personal and collective experiences with us, toward this end.

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Accessibility News Salesforce

Building A More Accessible Dreamforce

InclusionHub founding partner Salesforce will host an accessibility track at Dreamforce 2022, the largest software conference in the world.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 4: ‘The Significance of the ADA’

In Episode 4 of The InclusionHub Podcast, you’ll not only hear from more luminaries about the origins of the ADA and its impact but how the law relates to the online world.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 3: 'The Capitol Crawl'

Today we hear at length from Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins—one of the most quintessential figures responsible for compelling the ADA’s enactment—a personal hero to Sam and countless others across the globe.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy Salesforce

The Importance of Disability Representation in Leadership

There’s a massive employment gap between disabled professionals and their non-disabled peers. Increasing disability representation in leadership demonstrates an organization’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion, ensures disabled viewpoints are included, and fosters a work culture of belonging.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 2: 'Judith Heumann & the Rise of a Movement '

In this episode, we return to where it all began: the birth of the diverse, passionate, vibrant, and expansive disability rights movement.

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Hiring News

Join the InclusionHub Team!

InclusionHub, a provider of listings and reviews of digital inclusion solutions, is hiring a Community Manager.

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Founding Partner Fable Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 1: ‘Accessibility By Default’

The series will take you through the journey of the disability rights struggle, help people understand the enormous impact of the landmark legislation, and hopefully inspire more people to join us in the pursuit of living in a world in which accessibility is the default for any new technology, software, or web-based platform.

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News Podcast

InclusionHub Launches Podcast Tackling Digital Inaccessibility & Non-Inclusion

InclusionHub, an online resource directory dedicated to improving digital accessibility and inclusion, drops its inaugural episode of a new podcast series encompassing the disability rights movement and ongoing battle for true equality, for all.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Why Companies Should Hire More People with Disabilities

The unemployment rate for working-age persons with disabilities is at least twice that of those without disabilities. Let’s fix that.

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Salesforce

InclusionHub Founding Partner Salesforce Earns Spot on 2022 ‘Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion’

For the fourth consecutive year, Salesforce has been recognized among the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.”

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

What's Ahead in Accessibility & the Workplace?

Since the rise of the American disability movement in the 1960s, significant progress has been made to remove accessibility barriers and discriminatory practices in the workplace—yet much, much more must be done to bridge the associated unemployment gap.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce

Creating an Inclusive & Belonging Work Culture

Making your websites more accessible, hiring processes more inclusive, and remote work options more plentiful are just a few straightforward ways you can create an inclusive and belonging work culture.

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Founding Partner Community Voice Salesforce

How Families With Disabilities Benefit From Supportive Employers

By providing support, greater accessibility, and accommodations for professionals with temporary or permanent disabilities and fostering inclusive work cultures, employers can help their organizations and employees’ families thrive.

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Hiring Founding Partner Salesforce

An Inclusive Interview Process: Focusing on Your Abilities

By implementing competency-based hiring practices, equitable language in job description postings, “access checks” during virtual interviews, and asking job candidates to include accommodation needs, organizations can become more inclusive.

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Accessibility Founding Partner News Salesforce

Salesforce Highlights InclusionHub Partnership in Stakeholder Impact Report

Leading CRM platform Salesforce spotlights its role as a founding partner of InclusionHub in its 2022 Stakeholder Impact Report, stressing the importance of digital inclusion and accessibility to its mission.

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Inclusion Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce

The Challenges & Successes of In-Person Conferences for Employees With Disabilities

Members from the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce discuss both the challenges and benefits of attending an in-person conference such as CSUN 2022.

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Founding Partner Salesforce

Salesforce Advances UN Sustainable Development Goals Through Accessibility, Inclusion & Belonging

Salesforce is responding to the climate change crisis and rising inequality by launching #TeamEarth and becoming a founding partner of InclusionHub, aligning its sustainability and accessibility goals with those outlined by the UN Sustainable Development agenda.

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Founding Partner Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment

Day in the Life: Blind or Visually Impaired Professionals

While blind or visually impaired professionals still encounter inaccessibility and exclusionary hiring practices, some companies are adopting more inclusive protocols including remote work options and other accommodations.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Mental Health

Improving Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for Mental Health Disabilities

All digital products and services must strive to be inclusive and accessible per the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). However, the mental health disability community requires more specialized protocols above and beyond those outlined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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Inclusion Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

The Benefits of Remote Work for People With Disabilities

Remote work options clearly benefit everyone, but particularly so for people living with disabilities, since these remove transportation barriers, accommodate disability-friendly work environments, minimizes sensory overload, and provide greater accessibility.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce

Blind Institute of Technology Partners With Salesforce to Bridge the Digital Divide

The Blind Institute of Technology and Salesforce are teaming up with Computers for the Blind to address the “digital divide” and employment gap between the disability community and businesses across the world.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce

What Do We Mean by Accessibility, Inclusion & Belonging?

Accessibility, also referred to as a11y, is about ensuring systems are designed so everyone can fully participate in public or professional life, while inclusion means everyone has the resources and opportunities they need to realize that. Belonging goes one step further, fostering a culture where everyone feels accepted and supported.

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Founding Partner News Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes Featured in U.S. Senate Committee Testimony on Overcoming Barriers to Employment for People with Disabilities

In an address to the U.S. Senate, Microsoft's Jenny Lay-Flurrie discussed key action areas related to disability employment, and outlined the current challenges facing people with disabilities in the job market.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Mental Health

How to Create Accessible & Inclusive Digital Platforms for Those With Mental Health Disabilities

When crafting accessible and inclusive digital platforms for those living with mental health disabilities, avoid triggering images, words, and phrases, such as jumbled text, disorganized layouts, timed forms, illustrations depicting those in distress or despair, and others.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

How To Implement Inclusive Web Practices For People With Speech & Language Disorders

Following the WCAG guidelines can make your digital assets more accessible, especially for people with speech and language disorders.

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Founding Partner News Fable

Global Accessibility Leader Fable Joins InclusionHub as Founding Partner

InclusionHub, the leading accessibility and inclusive design resource hub committed to improving digital inclusion, is humbled to announce the addition of Fable Tech Labs Inc. (“Fable”) as a founding partner.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Digital Platforms Provide Community for People with Physical Disabilities, If Websites Are Accessible

When designed with accessibility and inclusion in mind, websites and digital platforms play an essential role in removing barriers, helping people with physical disabilities establish community and support.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Improving The User Experience for People With Speech Difficulties

People with speech and language disorders can often feel excluded in situations where verbal communication is required, but implementing a few simple design elements can make your site more inclusive and accessible.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Obstacles & Opportunities: Challenges to Inclusion for the Learning Disability Community

Individuals with learning disabilities face widespread barriers to inclusion. Understanding these obstacles can help improve accessibility and change lives.

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Disability Advocacy Guide Mental Health

How to Create Awareness & Inclusivity for Those Living With Mental Health Disabilities

With stigma and shame often attached to hidden or invisible mental health disabilities, this explainer outlines types of disabilities, associated stigmas and stereotypes, and why mental health-driven addictions have led to increased drug overdoses and mortality rates.

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Accessibility

What Is The WCAG & How Does It Apply To You?

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) consist of a collection of accessibility protocols that must be followed to ensure the internet is open to everyone.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Understanding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for Learning Disabilities

Following the WCAG for learning disabilities can make your content more accessible to the millions of individuals with dyslexia, dyscalculia, and other conditions

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Obstacles & Challenges People With Physical Disabilities Face in Digital Spaces

By designing digital platforms and websites with all users in mind, the internet can become an even more powerful tool for helping people with physical disabilities overcome obstacles and challenges.

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Founding Partner News Salesforce

Announcing the Launch of Salesforce’s Accessibility Site

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced the launch of its public-facing accessibility website, which details Salesforce’s work internally and with the broader community to achieve full equality for people with disabilities.

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Founding Partner Industry Spotlight Salesforce

The Ripple Effect of Like-Minded Partnerships

By partnering with organizations such as BIT and through Project Soar, we have the honor of seeing the ripple effect that passion for a community and cause can have.

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Inclusion Disability Advocacy DEAM Salesforce

Oriana Di Stefano: Respecting a Coworker’s Disability & Going Beyond Compliance

To truly embrace inclusivity and accessibility, organizations need to foster team cultures that go beyond compliance—by respecting the disability status of coworkers and treating them as individuals and equals.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy DEAM Salesforce

Leveraging Understanding to Build a More Inclusive Workplace

Thomas Frantz, Senior Manager of Accessibility Partnerships and PR at Salesforce, and Sebastiaan de Man, Principal SE Service Cloud EMEA at Salesforce, discuss their experiences working with ADHD.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy DEAM Be My Eyes

Awareness Is A Building Block Of Actual Change

Blindness Awareness Month is an opportunity for companies to transform their culture and serve the needs of customers and employees with disabilities.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy DEAM Salesforce

How Disability Awareness & Acceptance Helped this Event Supervisor Be His Authentic Self in the Workplace

Justin Lacap, an event supervisor at Salesforce, discusses how he finally felt comfortable living with a speech and language disorder in the workplace for the first time in his career.

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Inclusion Founding Partner DEAM Salesforce

How to Improve the Hiring Process & Create a More Inclusive Workplace, According to an Accessibility Support Engineer

Darrell Hilliker, an accessibility support engineer at Salesforce, talks about his experience with the hiring process as someone with a disability and how corporations can be more inclusive.

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Founding Partner Disability Advocacy News DEAM Salesforce

Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month & Making It a Global Cause

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is observed annually to celebrate the vast contributions to America’s economy made by people with disabilities and to raise awareness about the employment issues they continue to face.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

How the Americans With Disabilities Act Has Changed Communication for the d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

The Americans with Disabilities Act provides individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing with auxiliary services that enable effective communication with the hearing population and provide equal opportunities to participate in and benefit from services.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Improving Digital Inclusion & Accessibility for Those With Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities must be taken into account during the digital design process to ensure digital inclusion and accessibility for the community. This comprehensive guide outlines common learning disabilities, associated difficulties, accessibility barriers and best practices, and more.

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Disability Advocacy Guide

Day in the Life: Understanding the Experiences of People With Speech & Language Disorders

This guide outlines some of the daily challenges and experiences of people with speech and language disorders and how they overcome them.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Living With a Learning Disability: Challenges, Helpful Advice & Improvements

Living with a learning disability presents daily challenges, from understanding text or nonverbal social cues to accessing and utilizing websites for products and services. Understanding and addressing potential barriers to this community—in education, web design, and many other areas—is critical to helping improve inclusion and acceptance, for all.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Making Your Website More Accessible for People With Physical Disabilities

Adhering to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and recommendations from reputable design improvement resources can help ensure your website is accessible to people with physical disabilities.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Mental Health

How to Improve Web Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for Those With Mental Health Disabilities

To improve accessibility and digital inclusion for those with mental health disabilities, developers and businesses should incorporate Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), heightened sensitivity and awareness, and gentler tones into website designs and messaging. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of this significant community, along with common conditions, barriers, improvements, and much more.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

The Major Obstacles to Digital Inclusion & Accessibility Faced by the d/Deaf Community

The d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities face myriad obstacles navigating the digital world, including lack of captions and interpretations, low-quality audio, and social media inaccessibility, among other barriers.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Get to Know the Learning Disability Community

This explainer outlines the scope and diversity of this expansive Learning Disability community and provides support and advocacy resources to help raise awareness, improve inclusivity, and increase acceptance.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Developing Digital Inclusion & Usability Strategies for People With Speech & Language Disorders

People with speech and language disorders often face barriers when navigating the internet and accessing websites. Implementing common sense strategies to improve digital inclusion and accessibility enhances the overall experience for all users, especially those with disabilities.

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Founding Partner News Salesforce

Salesforce Signs On as Founding Partner of InclusionHub, a Comprehensive Digital Accessibility Resource & Database

Salesforce has joined InclusionHub as a founding partner, underlining the increasingly important role the digital accessibility resource and database plays as a tool for educating and informing those who work to improve digital experiences.

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Founding Partner Community Voice Disability Advocacy Salesforce

Looks Can Be Deceiving: A Glimpse into the Personal World of a Professional Spoony

“The Spoon Theory” describes the experience of living with a chronic disease or illness, with “spoons” representing units of energy available to those people over the course of a day.

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Design Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Annie Jean-Baptiste: Advocating for Product Inclusion Through Every Development Phase

Annie Jean-Baptiste, head of product inclusion at Google, utilizes her platform to advocate for more equity in product development across industries.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Improving Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for Those With Physical Disabilities

Incorporating WCAG compliance and input from people with physical disabilities into website designs expands an organization’s reach while improving digital accessibility and inclusion for those otherwise facing significant barriers.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Lainey Feingold: Defending Civil Rights Through Collaboration

Lainey Feingold is a civil rights lawyer who specializes in making the digital world more accessible through Structured Negotiation. She has negotiated agreements with Major League Baseball, Walmart, Bank of America, and others.

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DEI Industry Spotlight

Michael Berhane: Helping People of Color in Tech to Engage, Create & Get Hired

How an interview project evolved into an online information hub, recruiting platform, and podcast to improve diversity in the technology industry.

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Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Alice Wong: Amplifying the Voices of Disabled People and Advocating for Visibility

Disabled activist, consultant, and media maker Alice Wong is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project and editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century.

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Accessibility Founding Partner News Be My Eyes

InclusionHub Founding Member Be My Eyes Receives 2021 Apple Design Award

Be My Eyes mobile app is recognized by Apple for its social impact to improve lives in a meaningful way, while also shining a light on crucial issues. 

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Inclusion Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Meryl Evans Is Leading the Charge to Caption the Internet

When it comes to providing descriptions of visual content, quality is key, says one of the leading proponents of improved captioning.

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Industry Spotlight

Toby Hervey: Blending Human Resources & Telehealth to Help Improve Workplace Culture

How a conversation with a good friend led Toby Hervey to establish Bravely, a mobile app helping people address workplace wellness issues.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Jennison Asuncion: Promoting Digital Inclusion Through Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Digital accessibility evangelist Jennison Asuncion promotes inclusive design and build of digital products and technology through his acclaimed initiatives, including Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

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Inclusion DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Be My Eyes

Why Should Businesses Care About Accessibility?

Accessibility and inclusion has a financial cost. But the return on investment makes investing in accessibility a must for businesses

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Thomas Logan: Advocating for Accessibility in Virtual/Augmented Reality

Thomas Logan provides best practices for virtual reality developers to make the programs more accessible for people with disabilities.

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Inclusion Design Accessibility

Designing Accessible IoT Experiences

While not every IoT product is designed with accessibility in mind, it has the potential to enable people with disabilities to communicate with and through technologies in ways that were previously unavailable

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Accessibility Guide

How to Improve Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for the Blind & Low-Vision Community

Considering the point of view of disabled users and implementing WCAG standards are among the most effective ways to help improve accessibility and digital inclusion for the blind and low-vision community.

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Founding Partner News Be My Eyes

InclusionHub Founding Member Be My Eyes Earns Webby Nomination

InclusionHub founding member Be My Eyes (BME) has been nominated by the Webby Awards for its work helping blind and low-vision people lead more independent lives.

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DEI Industry Spotlight

Allison Esposito Medina: Supporting Women in Tech

Allison Esposito Medina is the founder and CEO of Tech Ladies, a worldwide community that connects 100,000 members through an online group, a free job board, and learning opportunities.

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Accessibility News

What the Winn-Dixie Ruling Means for Web Accessibility

An appeal court's narrow interpretation of the landmark ADA in the Winn-Dixie case has some disability advocates worried—but it's far from settled.

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Inclusion DEI Industry Spotlight

Lauren Stiller Rikleen: An Advocate for Safe Work Environments

Lauren Stiller Rikleen addresses mistreatments in the workplace and recommends solutions.

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Inclusion Accessibility Guide

How to Mitigate Accessibility & Digital Inclusion Obstacles for the d/Deaf Community

To mitigate accessibility and digital inclusion obstacles for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing, developers must conduct critical research to understand these ongoing hurdles. This guide outlines the many challenges facing this community, shares useful insights, and provides meaningful inclusion solutions.

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DEI SEO Industry Spotlight

How Safiya Umoja Noble Exposes Biases in Tech Platforms

Professor, author, and social scientist Safiya Umoja Noble uncovers algorithmic biases and explores how to remove them so as to create more ethical search platforms.

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Hiring Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Christopher Patnoe: Ensuring All Google Products & Services Are Accessible & Inclusive

As Google’s head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion, Christopher Patnoe is passionate about building technology products for people with disabilities, while also maintaining an inclusive hiring process and diverse workforce.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Eric Eggert: An Accessibility Expert Inspiring Others

Eric Eggert is a web accessibility expert who eagerly shares his knowledge through his professional work, website, lectures, and social media channels to inspire others to learn more about the subject.

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DEI Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Shani Dhanda Combats Barriers on Multiple Fronts to Promote Inclusion Across Intersectionalities

After facing barriers to inclusion, Shani Dhanda set her sights on supporting the disabled, Asian, and female communities and all their intersectionalities.

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DEI Hiring Industry Spotlight

Milena Berry Gives Women the Power to Fly

Drawing from her own experiences, Berry hopes to help empower women and bring an end to gender discrimination in the workplace. 

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Founding Partner Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy Be My Eyes

Will Butler of Be My Eyes Shares His Journey to Personal Acceptance

Be My Eyes VP of Community Will Butler talks inspiration, hope, and the power of communal healing via his free, crowd-sourced app that gives sight to the blind. 

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DEI Industry Spotlight

Sloop Brewing’s Mariquita Reese Is Taking On Craft Beer’s Diversity Problem

Mariquita Reese spearheaded Sloop’s Open Waters Internship Program, a D&I internship seeking to dismantle the barriers to entry that prevent women, POC, LGBTQ+ folks, and other marginalized communities from joining the brewing industry.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

How Marcy Sutton Is Making Accessibility A Fundamental Piece of the Web Development Puzzle

As a web developer for more than a decade, Marcy Sutton has made a name for herself by advocating for and teaching other programmers how to code with accessibility in mind.

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DEI Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Becky Kekula: Helping Organizations Achieve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Becky Kekula is passionate about changing the way society views persons with disabilities by helping corporations understand and embrace the power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Inclusion Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Dave Rupert: Making A11Y Cool, Friendly, and Better for Everyone

In his various projects, Dave Rupert, creator of the A11Y Project, has pushed to make accessibility a subject more web developers can understand and apply with ease.

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DEI Industry Spotlight

Arthur Woods Fights for Underrepresented Workers and Charts a Course for Workplace Inclusion

Arthur Woods is a serial entrepreneur specializing in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). He co-founded Mathison, Imperative, Out in Tech, and Social Impact 360, each of which is socially-motivated to lead change.

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Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Irene Mbari-Kirika: Bringing Inclusion to Children With Disabilities in Africa

Irene Mbari-Kirika provides assistive computer technology to blind and low-vision students in Africa with her nonprofit organization, inABLE.

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DEI Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Vilissa Thompson, Creator of #DisabilityTooWhite, Brings An Intersectional Lens to Disability Advocacy

The hashtag #DisabilityTooWhite created by Vilissa Thompson brought the importance of intersectionality to the forefront of the disability rights conversation.

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Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Professional Opportunities & Chance Meetings Led Tiffany A. Yu to Overcome Cultural & Physical Disability Exclusion

How a student club, investment banking internship, and a stint working for Sean “Diddy” Combs guided Tiffany A. Yu toward her role as founder of Diversability.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Joe Devon, GAAD Co-Founder, Encouraged by Progress on Digital Accessibility

Ever since his now-famous blog post calling for greater awareness around digital accessibility, Joe Devon, a developer by trade, has become a fixture in the ever-growing movement.

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Accessibility Community Voice

Alt Text - A Virtual Masterpiece

Alt text makes it possible for people who are blind or visually impaired to experience web-based images. If a user cannot understand and interact with a website’s visuals, they are denied the same experience as others.

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DEI Industry Spotlight

Inclusion Song: Jennifer Brown Works to Bring Corporations Into the Modern Arena

When Jennifer Brown’s career in music took an unexpected turn, she set out to find harmony in the workplace through diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Regine Gilbert Confronted a Lack of Inclusive Design in Her Industry & Paved a New Path

Regine Gilbert is an accessibility advocate, user experience (UX) designer, author, educator, and public speaker with 10 years in the technology arena.

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Volunteering Accessibility Founding Partner Be My Eyes

How One Woman Used TikTok To Get 100,000 New Volunteers For An App That Helps Visually Impaired People

Be My Eyes volunteer Lana Le discusses how TikTok and social media at large can help invigorate a community and get people to volunteer.

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Accessibility SEO Community Voice

SEO and Web Accessibility: What You Need to Know

Beyond the obvious ethical reasons, there are solid digital marketing reasons why accessibility should be a top priority. Following accessibility guidelines can have a positive impact on search engine optimization and your organic search channel.

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Inclusion Accessibility

Why Should Businesses Care About Web Accessibility?

The business case for web accessibility can be broken down into four main categories: extending market share, innovation, enhancing your brand, and avoiding liability.

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DEI Hiring

DEI Hiring: How to Create Inclusive Job Descriptions

Finding the right candidate for the job starts with the right job description. The right job description is the one that’s written with inclusivity in mind.

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Design

Designing for User Error

Users will always make errors when interacting with technology, sometimes in surprising ways. But we can prevent slips and mistakes by considering the user experience carefully, simplifying where possible, and relying on accessible conventions.

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Volunteering

What You Need to Know About Virtual Volunteering

Virtual volunteering takes place online, providing unprecedented access to a wide range of opportunities without the confines of geography. We’ll tell you everything you know to start assisting remotely, including where to find the best opportunities for you. 

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DEI

What Is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)?

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) encompasses the symbiotic relationship, philosophy and culture of acknowledging, embracing, supporting, and accepting those of all racial, sexual, gender, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, among other differentiators.