Global Accessibility Awareness Day is May 20

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This Thursday, May 20, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on our accessibility work and how it impacts people within our community.

As usability specialist Steve Krug said:

“The one argument for accessibility that doesn’t get made nearly often enough is how extraordinarily better it makes some people’s lives. How many opportunities do we have to dramatically improve people’s lives just by doing our job a little better?”

It is a powerful statement that cuts through the occasionally dry language of headings and alt tags and reminds us of the human impact of our work.

If you would like to learn more about how to create accessible content and positively impact our community, check out the Accessibility Resources page on the district site. We have a range of guides available demonstrating how to create content more inclusively.

Thank you, as always, for your hard work and dedication to ensuring our services are available to everyone within our community.