Creating Accessible Civic Spaces, U.S. Web Design System Monthly Call, May 2024

Join the U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) team on Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Guest speaker Whitney Quesenbery will discuss her work to create a more accessible voting process. She previously served as a member of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Technical Guidelines Development Committee and helped draft versions 1.0 and 1.1 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. Whitney’s experience advocating for people with disabilities can help you design usable and accessible civic spaces on the web and beyond. This event is best suited for: Designers, product owners, developers, and accessibility specialists of all levels. Speakers: Dan Williams – Product Lead, USWDS Anne Petersen – Experience Design Lead, USWDS Amy Cole – Accessibility Specialist, USWDS Contractor Alex Hull – Accessibility Specialist, USWDS Contractor Whitney Quesenbery – Co-founder, Center for Civic Design The U.S. Web Design System is a toolkit of principles, guidance, and code to help government teams design and build accessible, mobile-friendly websites backed by user research and modern best practices. This event is part of a monthly series that takes place on the third Thursday of each month. Don’t forget to set a placeholder on your personal calendar for our future events this year.