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Accessibility Weekly

June 15, 2020 • Issue #188

Featured: Building the woke web: Web accessibility, inclusion & social justice

Olu Niyiawosusi asks "What would your life be like without the internet?" Likely, very different. The list of barriers people face to participate are many, but we all have a role to play in the action it will take to remove those barriers.

Read Building the woke web: Web accessibility, inclusion & social justice.

Sponsored: What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

An accessible PDF is a PDF document that can be read and accessed by people with disabilities, primarily for the vision-impaired that may use assistive technology to read the file through text-to-speech or a Braille printout. Can your PDFs do that?

Read more of What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

News, resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

You might have joined the fight against racism recently, realizing you can do more to help. Tatiana Mac wrote a great post on sustainable strategies for activism to help people stay with it. Many of those lessons can also be applied to activism for accessibility. We'd rather have you around well into the future too.

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Time to get to work! You make the Web more accessible.

Yours in accessibility,
David A. Kennedy
@DavidAKennedy
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