August 2, 2017: Accessible Communication for Election Offices

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August 2, 2017: Accessible Communication for Election Offices

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Title: Accessible Communication for Election Offices

Description: Learn the basics of how to provide information to everyone in your community, regardless of ability

Date: Wed, Aug 2

Time: 1pm - 2:30pm CT

Price: $30

What you’ll learn:

  • Why accessibility matters

  • Basic principles of accessibility

  • Ways to make your content and messages more accessible

What you’ll get:

  • Participant guide

  • Introduction to a free program to test the accessibility of your website

  • Connections with CTCL staff and other election officials in the course

Agenda:

  • 1pm - 1:30pm

Presentation: Research and principles of accessibility

  • 1:30pm - 1:45pm

Breakout exercise: Writing good alt text

  • 1:45pm - 2pm

Presentation: Making accessibility revisions to your content

  • 2pm - 2:15pm

Demo: Using a free program to test the accessibility of a web page

  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm

Group discussion: How do you want to make your election office’s communication more accessible? What are your next steps?

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Title: Accessible Communication for Election Offices

Description: Learn the basics of how to provide information to everyone in your community, regardless of ability

Date: Wed, Aug 2

Time: 1pm - 2:30pm CT

Price: $30

What you’ll learn:

  • Why accessibility matters

  • Basic principles of accessibility

  • Ways to make your content and messages more accessible

What you’ll get:

  • Participant guide

  • Introduction to a free program to test the accessibility of your website

  • Connections with CTCL staff and other election officials in the course

Agenda:

  • 1pm - 1:30pm

Presentation: Research and principles of accessibility

  • 1:30pm - 1:45pm

Breakout exercise: Writing good alt text

  • 1:45pm - 2pm

Presentation: Making accessibility revisions to your content

  • 2pm - 2:15pm

Demo: Using a free program to test the accessibility of a web page

  • 2:15pm - 2:30pm

Group discussion: How do you want to make your election office’s communication more accessible? What are your next steps?