A drawing of the globe with a jagged mouth.

DO-IT 2020 – Carlin

"In the time of online, how can I make my voice heard?" Carlin shares an original poem about their experience with virtual learning during the COVID19 pandemic.
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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?
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Disabled People Ride Bikes (and Trikes, and Tandems and Recumbents)!

Created for NACTO's Bike Share and Cities for Cycling Roundtable.
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Sound Transit: We Need Working Elevators and Escalators!

Broken Elevators and Escalators on Sound Transit make the system inaccessible for disabled transit-riders.
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Congress: Ensure Disabled People Don’t Lose Access to Our Communities

We must ensure that transit and paratransit services receive the support they need, so that for those of us who cannot drive or cannot afford to drive can still access school, jobs, doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and everything else we need to get to in order to participate fully in our communities.
Young POC Femme with black glasses.

Disabled, Not Disposable – ChrisTiana

The impacts of COVID-19 have magnified structural inequities deeply rooted in our society. ChrisTiana ObeySumner talks about the need for discussions around solutions to delve deeper and include the bigger picture.