THE CONSCIOUS BLOG

Accessibility is more than wheelchair ramps

Chloe Johnson

Chloe Johnson (She/her)

  • United & Unique

Stella Young said it best: “No amount of smiling at a flight of stairs has ever made it turn into a ramp.” As society begins to, slowly, consider accessibility, ramps are often at the top of the list. Synonymous with disability in general media, they have become a symbol for accessibility. Perhaps, too much of a symbol. To be clear, ramps are, definitely, one of the ways that society can become more accessible.

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The advantages and challenges of bias in tech

The Conscious Team

The Conscious Team

  • United & Unique

Building a Conscious Culture is, in part, recognizing that some of the things we regard as “defaults” are worth revisiting. In some ways, the whole idea of Conscious Culture is about challenging the status quo that work is supposed to be something you slog through. That’s a dated paradigm, and it’s what prompted us to create this library of information and the movement around it. In a similar way, creating a Conscious Culture should lead us to rethink biases in the technology we build.

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How to Build an Inclusive Workplace

The Conscious Team

The Conscious Team

  • United & Unique
  • Conscious Culture

Building an inclusive workplace is an important part of being a Conscious Company. Everybody wants to feel safe and supported in the environment where they spend the majority of their time. Prioritizing inclusion can no longer be an afterthought. But as with all aspects of Conscious Culture, inclusion isn’t a given. Building an inclusive workplace is something that needs to be actively worked on. This guide will give you tips and suggestions for creating an inclusive workplace for all.

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