Michael speaks to camera from a room. On-screen text to the right reads, "We got a priorities problem". The text is in all capital letters and is white with a neon green border.

Seattle Curb Cuts: Accessible for All with Michael

Curb cuts are a relatively simple but important accessibility feature. Yet, they're still uncommon in both rural and urban areas. In his video, Michael discusses the importance of curb cuts.
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Access to the Outdoors

Access and inclusion are important in the great outdoors too! In this video, people share what access to the outdoors means to them. Funded by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division and the Coal Creek Sewer Upgrade Project.
Lyla stands with her cane in front of a giraffe in the giraffe barn

Giraffes Say, “Habitats for All!”

Lyla introduces her friend Dave the Giraffe from Woodland Park Zoo, and shares how people and animals of all abilities and disabilities need different types of habitats.
Hudson in front of a stuffed eagle and other science equipment

Tortoises Say, “Fun for All!”

Hudson introduces his friend Rivera the Tortoise, and talks about his day at the Zoomazium on Sensory Friendly Friday at Woodland Park Zoo, where people of all abilities and disabilities can have fun.
Julian sits in his power chair and raises his arms against a poster of a hawk's wingspan.

Hawks Say, “Help for All!”

Julian introduces his friend Gunnar the Hawk from Woodland Park Zoo, and shares how people and animals of different abilities and disabilities can do all kinds of things when we get the help we need.
Ellie speaks to camera.

DO-IT 2020 – Ellie

All students deserve to access campus independently, without relying on the kindness of others. Colleges, make your campus accessible!
Sam speaks to camera while seated in his wheelchair.

DO-IT 2020 – Samuel

People with disabilities should be able to go everywhere non-disabled people can go. Accessibility is important, in every country!
Four people on a video call. An ASL interpreter signs in the lower right corner. Rooted in Rights logo and icons for Open Captions and Audio Description are on the left.

Accessible Video Calls

Accessible meetings are effective meetings. Whether you're catching up with a friend or discussing the latest project at work, accessibility ensures that everyone can fully engage and participate. Funded by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division and the Coal Creek Sewer Upgrade Project.
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Access Nature

The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of access to nature are widely known, yet communities that need these benefits the most are often excluded from outdoor spaces. What does accessibility in the outdoors actually mean, and how can it be improved for all people with disabilities?