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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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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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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.