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Working through the challenges of definitions (equity, inclusion, and so forth)

Published 7 months ago • 1 min read

The language we use to describe our work has a bigger impact than we may expect. Many people often use terms like inclusion, equity and accessibility interchangeably — but they have very different meanings. The differences show up in people, practices, processes and and power dynamics. Centering the perspectives of marginalized folks throughout the design process, for instance, will look and feel very different than running accessibility compliance checks. While definitions are subjective,...

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