April 2016: Diversity & Inclusion

Be a Revolutionary! Stamp Out the Disability Information Famine

Submitted on Mon, 4/11/2016 - 8:45am
The explosion of accessible mobile devices and smart phones of the last decade has literally changed what it means to be blind.
By Lisa Ferris

The Benefits and the No Buenos of Multilingualism

Submitted on Tue, 4/12/2016 - 8:45am
If what we want is to prompt some behavior on the web, the safest bet we can make is to talk to people in their first or native language.
By Jesús Reyes-Velardo

Finding Opportunities in Data for LGBT Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Submitted on Thu, 4/14/2016 - 8:45am
Using technology to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth experiencing homelessness in the United States can find support wherever they go—and be themselves when they get there.
By Joe Moran

Q&A With Trollbusters’ Founder, Michelle Ferrier

Submitted on Wed, 4/20/2016 - 3:33pm
The origin and future of this online pest control service.
By Michelle Ferrier and Steph Routh – Content Manager
Cartoon character shouting Access All the Memes!

Access All the Memes! A Journey from Awareness to Accessibility

Submitted on Thu, 4/21/2016 - 3:12pm
You do not need to be an expert to create accessible content.
By BJ Wishinsky

Embracing the Value of Diversity

Submitted on Fri, 4/22/2016 - 6:40pm
Why not to turn away job candidates because of their name, and other thoughts on diversity.
By Sophia Guevara
Picture of BiblioTech event.

Making an Impact on Digital Inclusion and Literacy

Submitted on Mon, 4/25/2016 - 4:06pm
A digital library's quest to provide digital access and resources to those who need it most.
By Alicia Hays

If You Can’t Touch, How Can You Use a Touchscreen?

Submitted on Mon, 4/25/2016 - 4:50pm
From unavailable to open source: How an organization worked to make touchscreens accessible.
By Chad Leaman

One Year Later: Reflections of the Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program

Submitted on Wed, 4/27/2016 - 10:57am
We knew a year ago that success could look very different than what we expected. Who knew it would be so much more than we could have hoped?
By Leana Mayzlina
Prince album cover in a bike wheel.

Things We Like (April 2016)

Submitted on Thu, 4/28/2016 - 3:29pm
Final Bowie vs. Prince Ride, wage gap alarm clock, the escaping octopus, and more in this month's Things We Like.
By Steph Routh – Content Manager
Colorful art

Addressing Access So We Can Move Towards Inclusion

Submitted on Fri, 4/29/2016 - 1:30pm
Diversity is missing in our digital world; and one of our biggest hurdles is a misconception around access, which is the foundation of a concept called "digital equity."
By Amy Sample Ward – CEO