Accessibility/Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021
In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021, Wikimedia Foundation will held virtual office hours for volunteers and employees on all Wikimedia & wiki projects (Wikipedia et al) related accessibility and inclusion topics, with focus on web design and technology, hosted by Volker E. of Wikimedia Product Design & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team.
First one, open to everyone, is on 20 May 2021 at 8:30am PST/3:30pm UTC.
Join us via
- Slack #wikimedia-accessibility,
- IRC #wikimedia-accessibility,
- in Google Meet call https://meet.google.com/vpd-kmew-syc (Google Meet accessibility features),
- tweet us @WikimediaDesign or
- write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This will provide an opportunity for feedback to be shared on how we can make Wikimedia a more barrier-free and inclusive Movement and workplace. Further office hours will be held over the next week and timings will be rotated to allow for people from all timezones to participate. Members of Wikimedia Product Design team, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team and the Accessibility interest group will be present to answer questions and take feedback.
Furthermore, we are also continuing an initiative to update onboarding and guidelines documentation alongside https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Accessibility_and_usability_cleanup