This issue is all about putting the ‘A’ back in equity acronyms. Accessibility in libraries matters. Read about Kate Sudan-Roche’s experience with protesting on campus while using a mobility aid. Follow along with Colin Manikoth’s 3-step starter guide on ensuring your website is up to snuff for all its visitors. Consider the benefits of proactive accessibility compared to reactive accommodation with Alex Byrne. Then, let Amy Potter bring your attention to the needs of neurodivergent people. This issue is packed with the insights and personal experiences of 16 unique authors whose perspectives help shed light on the dark corners of such an important discussion in Washington libraries: accessibility. Come take part in the conversation!
Alki Editor-in-Chief: Bethany McKinley
Alki Web Editor: Ray Zill
Alki Editorial Committee: Ann Dyer, chair; Mikayla Kittilstved, chair; Julie Graham; Irene Miller; Kael Moffat; Anna Pedersen; Emily Spracklin; Melanie Smith; Rebecca Stewart; Traci Timmons; Caitlin Wheeler; Marisa Petrich
Cover photo attribution: Washington Talking Book & Braille Library patron Zoila Diaz, photography by John Pai, courtesy the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library.