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GovStories: How Denver Built a Citywide Web Accessibility Strategy

Whether you’re rebuilding your whole website or just addressing basic accessibility issues on your current site, making sure it meets and continuously maintains accessibility standards can be incredibly challenging and daunting, especially when getting it wrong can mean costly fines, penalties, or lawsuits.

Listen as Karen Pellegrin, Citywide Digital Accessibility Coordinator at City & County of Denver, shares the story of how the Denvergov web team took a multi-faceted approach to tackling digital accessibility through robust research, content audits, standards and guidelines, training programs, and pushing user experience efforts as much as possible, all while leveraging every available resource.

In this conversational session, learn from Karen’s experience guiding a large organization to meet the challenges of ensuring equitable and transparent information for all residents. Karen’s story and approach are so relatable that they can greatly help others on this digital accessibility journey.

Deepen your understanding of why accessibility is so important and learn how to make it a reality!

Watch this free, on-demand webinar now!

GovStories feature digital government thought leaders sharing their front-line experiences to support colleagues and share best practices as a collective for learning, growth and inspiration.

 

Featured Speaker:

Karen Pellegrin – Citywide Digital Accessibility Coordinator at City & County of Denver

Karen Pellegrin is a senior web administrator and the digital accessibility coordinator for the City and County of Denver. Apart from her nearly ten years of experience helping to make the city’s Denvergov website beautiful and accessible, she provides web and accessibility training, consulting, design, and remediation services for 100+ web authors and over 55 departments and agencies.

In her spare time, Karen and her husband enjoy tabletop and board games, plenty of outdoor time riding and hiking the local trails of the Denver front range region, and working in one of the many lush gardens on their 1-acre historic Lakewood ranch property.

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