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Design ripple effect: Changing minds about accessibility at a bank Presented by George Labs

Friday, January 27, 2023 8:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

The EU Accessibility Act is a directive that requires all EU member countries to ensure that important and needed products and services are accessible by all. Each EU state has local legislation on how the requirements should be met. As designers, we all know the importance of inclusive and accessible design. But, to ensure accessibility is ingrained into our everyday ways of working spanning all disciplines takes quite a bit of effort, time and a shift in thinking. Here is our story.

A Beginner’s Guide to Inclusive UX Design Presented by TPGi

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12 PM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Digital channels provide an opportunity for you to effectively reach and grow your target audience, communicate with them, provide information, build brand relationships, and enable transactions. The related concepts of usability and accessibility address the importance of removing barriers to efficient, effective, and enjoyable digital interactions for all users, including users with disabilities. When barriers are present, we risk brand damage, losing our audience to competitors, and potentially unlawful discrimination against people with disabilities. Accessibility is often left to developers to deal with, but what can people who don’t have coding expertise do to ensure usable and accessible digital experiences? In this webinar, accessibility and user experience specialists David Swallow and David Sloan will address that question. We’ll make the argument that a focus on the needs of people with disabilities can help deliver better user experiences for everyone. We’ll define key conc...

Studying the Now: Dismantling Anti-Black & Anti-Semitic Rhetoric Presented by Office of DEI, Barnard College

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 6:00 PM EST

DEI, Virtual, Free

Kanye West’s recent appearances in the media are the most recent manifestation of a sharp rise in both anti-Blackness and anti-Semitism in popular discourse. Often, when these forms of bigotry are put into dialogue, they are pitted against each other as irreducible expressions of discrimination. But this panel will invite speakers to explore the connections between anti-Blackness and anti-Semitism, as well as what is distinctive in the contemporary moment in which they are linked together. The purpose of this panel is to unpack and contextualize anti-Blackness and anti-Semitism in popular discourse. Topics may include celebrity, social media and race; historical relationships between Black and Jewish people in the United States; the different ways that anti-Black and anti-Semitic beliefs become linked in contemporary ideology (e.g., “Great Replacement Theory”) and the ways in which they are distinct; and what possibilities exist in culture and scholarship to resist and dismantle both o...

Transgender Inclusion 101: The Basics Presented by Prism Services

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 4:00 PM EST

DEI, Virtual, Free

The course will cover:-the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation-language & key concepts relating to trans people-what transition may involve & issues unique to trans individuals-intersectionality, colonization and marginalized identities-societal discrimination and family rejection-review of current health literature-allyship for non-LGBT2QI+ folks-creating more inclusive environments-gender affirming policy and practice recommendations-available resources.

Unlocking DEI: Strategies for Increasing Employee Engagement in the Workplace Presented by OpenSesame

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 1:00 PM EST

DEI, Virtual, Free

The idea of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) has become more and more prominent in the workplace as companies strive to create a more consistent and equitable working environment. DEI initiatives are critical for increasing employee engagement and creating a culture of respect and understanding among all employees, regardless of background, identity, or experience. During this webinar, we will discuss the concept of DEI as well as strategies for creating an inclusive and equitable workplace. We will also discuss the critical role that employee engagement plays in achieving psychological safety, which is essential for a productive and successful organization.

Improving Onboarding: 3 Ways to Ensure Success Presented by Checkr

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 1:00 PM EST

DEI, Virtual, Free

Join Checkr, Workstream, and Culture Amp to learn how to make your onboarding experience more enjoyable for new hires. We have an expert panel ready to discuss onboarding initiatives.

JDAIM Reflections on Faith and Disability with Judy Heumann Presented by RespectAbility

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 1:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

In celebration of JDAIM’s 14th anniversary we are excited to have Judy Heumann speak to our community about her lived experiences with disability and faith. We will explore this intersection by discussing her memoir, Being Heumann – An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Advocate. Judy provides insight into the nuances of her identity as a disabled Jewish woman and how it has informed her activism. Along with a personal history of these important issues, Judy hopes to ignite a call to action for activists and faith leaders that will shape the future of disability inclusion in faith communities.

Disability Etiquette Presented by Disability:IN

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

Disability Etiquette 101 is an overview of etiquette best practices, updated for today’s in-person, remote, and hybrid workplace. Worldwide, more than 1 billion people have disabilities. Equipping your employees with this knowledge will ensure your team is comfortable interacting with and inclusive of customers, candidates, and employees with disabilities.

How To Bring Power To DEI Work Presented by Freedom Lifted

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:00 PM EST

DEI, Virtual, Free

In this virtual workshop, you will be able to connect with others while learning... -The difference between privilege and power. -How to go beyond DEI in our work. -What it means to apply a social justice lens to everything we do.

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The Evolution of DEI Communications: Showing vs. Telling
Presented by OpenSesame

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DEI, Virtual, Free