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All Access with John Samuel: Episode 4 with Zuby Onwuta
August 21, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 2 Min Read

Think and Zoom is creating a world where a visual impairment or disability no longer steals dreams or kills careers. That’s a very heavy statement. We aim to empower the […]

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Why I Was Reminded That We All Need to Celebrate the ADA
August 5, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel, Chief Innovation Architect, LCI Tech On July 30th, we held the “What’s the Deal with disABILITIES: The Triangle Celebrates 30 Years of the ADA.“ The idea of […]

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30 Months Later, Reflecting on the 30%
June 9, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel During my first couple of weeks at LCI, I was writing my thoughts and feelings, which took the form of a blog. At the time, I had […]

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A11y and Allies
June 8, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion | 4 Min Read

Recently, my family and I got a vanity plate for our car. We drive a very nondescript (also known as boring) car, and once we found out that personalizing it […]

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What Can I Do? Empowering Allies in Tumultuous Times
June 2, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion | 7 Min Read

Guest Post by Jackie Fergurson from The Diversity Movement There is unrest in America right now. Many are grappling with how to process these events and with how to protect […]

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Improving the Customer Service Experience for Individuals with Disabilities
March 4, 2020|Customer Service, Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

by Susanne Meyer   Customers with disabilities are precisely that – customers. Part of what this means is that they occasionally have to approach customer service to report and resolve […]

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Lowering the Workforce Barrier — A Usability Evaluation of Job Applications for Top Employers
March 2, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion | 4 Min Read

Introduction   North Carolina, or its cities, often top the lists of “Best place for” for a variety of topics, including Business and living , and a lot of this […]

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Accessible and Inclusive Experiences After Dark
February 26, 2020|Diversity and Inclusion | 5 Min Read

by John Samuel     In my early twenties, partaking in the previously restricted nightlife scene was a high priority for me and my friends.  A whole new world had […]

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Advice from an Expert: Accessibility is about people — it is not a “compliance” checklist
January 20, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion | 1 Min Read

Lori Samuels is an accessibility expert  who has been providing guidance and coaching to the LCI Tech team as a special advisor. Her decades of experience working with firms such […]

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Making Humanity’s Past Accessible and Inclusive for All
December 20, 2019|Diversity and Inclusion | 3 Min Read

by Shannon Garner A few weeks ago LCI Tech participate in the STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. While there, me […]

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