Inclusive Content Strategy

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Every last Wednesday of the month

Milpitas Library

160 N Main St · Milpitas, CA

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Left at the main help/checkout desk through the periodicals. Presentation Room last room on the right.

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Agenda:

Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions

Presentation: Inclusive Content Strategy

WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes

Presentation details:

Inclusivity is at the heart of an effective content strategy. The accessible​ code may be imperative for inclusion, but all the code in the world doesn’t do any good if the content is not meaningful to our readers.

In this session, we’ll go over what we can do as content authors to ensure our readers feel that we are speaking with them, not at them. We’ll look beyond the semantic markup and structured content to see the strategic value of inclusive, well-written content.

Discussion points will include:
- What makes content inclusive? Including definitions, clarifications, and real-life examples
- Why is inclusive language important?
- How we can embrace accessibility for those with every sort of ability
- Why awareness and acceptance isn’t enough — how to shift to being more process oriented

Along with awareness, there is acceptance and action...

Speaker Bio:
AmyJune has been an active participant in the Open Source community for over 3 years. A self-described "non-coder", she has been a top 20 contributor to the Drupal project two years in a row.

She is an active organizer of the A11yTalks meet-up and is passionate about accessible and inclusive information for all.

Outside of doing work, she enjoys mycology, geocaching, and has a love for air-cooled Volkswagens.