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Commitment to Accessibility
The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute is committed to accessibility and ensuring that all users of this site, including those with disabilities and their companies, have an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from all information and online offerings of The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute.
Should you have any difficulty accessing this website in any manner, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Some of the measures taken to make the The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute website accessible include:
adding alt text to all images
ensuring a minimum 4.5:1 color ratio for all text
using descriptive text links and headers
maintaining a consistent and predictable layout and organization
eliminating all automatic content (e.g. pop-ups, auto-playing media)
including a skip to navigation link
using descriptive anchor text for links
incorporating a focus indicator
As well as several other measures.
Beyond our existing remediation measures, we continually review our website to ensure we adhere to best practices in web accessibility.
We have made repeated efforts to review and re-review the The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute website to ensure it complies with WCAG 2.0 AA and the general best practices of website accessibility. Further, we voraciously research web accessibility best practices and methods to improve our knowledge and stay up to date on the latest news and information.
Through our genuine and good faith commitment and devotion to accessibility, we believe we not only meet but exceed the digital accessibility requirements imposed by Title I, II, & III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 & 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Do you have feedback on the The Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute website’s accessibility? Where can we improve? What are our strong points? Your feedback is welcome and greatly appreciated as we strive to improve.
You can learn more about the right to equal access for all Americans at ADA.gov.
Section508.gov provides numerous resources for making accessible websites and maintaining them.
WCAG 2.0 AA provides technical guidelines and examples for what web accessibility should be.
“Certainly each person here, and man in particular, should be in a position to say ‘I was active in the struggle from all phases for your unrestrictive privileges as an American. ’”
- Medgar Evers
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