Accessible Social Media - Lunch and Learn Zoom Session

Accessible Social Media - Lunch and Learn Zoom Session - Friday, June 9th, 12-1PM

Make accessibility part of your social media strategy and start engaging with a broader audience today. Acton-Boxborough United Way is pleased to host Sam Gould and Amber Pearcy for this workshop. Actionable take-aways, specific examples and how-to guides will allow you to start making your online presence more accessible immediately. Pre-register to receive the Zoom link. 


About our presenters:


Sam Gould Kriveshko, Esq. is a practicing Attorney with a BA from George Washington University in International Affairs and a JD from Suffolk University and President of Open Door Theater where she has been for 23 years. She is an expert on capacity building and meaningful accessibility design in her region. Sam is a nationally recognized speaker and expert on arts access, teaching workshops and as a panelist at the Kennedy Center’s Leaders and Exchange in Arts and Disabilities (LEAD) program, North Dakota Council on the Arts Convening, Massachusetts Cultural Council Universal Participation Initiative Trainer, Stage Source, Harvard University Graduate School, and others. She has been recognized widely, including winning A Lifetime Achievement Award from the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theaters, the Community Partnership Award for Inclusive Theater from the Federation of Children with Special Needs, and recognition for Open Door as the Most Accessible Cultural Institution in the Commonwealth from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 


Amber Pearcy has been a braille proofreader and transcriber for 10 years. In addition to her work providing braille materials to individuals of all ages, Amber is a Blind consultant to arts organizations wishing to provide greater access for the blind/low vision visitors and audiences. She provides staff and volunteer training, for theaters, museums and non-profit organizations nationally, to promote greater awareness and sensitivity of people with disabilities, as well as advising on issues including audio description, tactile/touch tours, and digital accessibility. She holds a Master of Science in arts administration from Boston University, and she is certified in literary braille transcription and proofreading by the Library of Congress.