Queer Crafternoon: Halloween Edition

Queer Crafternoons are THE Office of LGBTQ’s Resources space to relax, hang out, and do whatever makes you feel crafty in a socially distanced setting! Join us for the relaunch of this beloved Office staple as we count down the days to everyone’s favorite spooky holiday. Bring a project you’re working on or learn how to make DIY Halloween decorations for your dorm/apartment! We will be screening Hocus Pocus as folks chill, mingle, and most of all—craft!

VIRTUAL: Re-Imagining the American Theater: A Conversation with Stephanie Ybarra, Clint Ramos and Eisa Davis

Please join us for a conversation exploring and re-imagining a more inclusive American Theater and how young Theater Makers can affect change. We will specifically lean into the challenges faced by BIPOC artists in predominantly white spaces.

Free Admission, Open to the Yale community, Ample time for Q & A.
Pre-Registration REQUIRED by Thursday, 10/15 at NOON.

Queer BIPOC Town Hall Meeting

Do you identify as LGBTQ and BIPOC? If so, this event is for you, a virtual town hall to build community with one another. The purpose of this meeting is to share your perspectives, experiences, challenges, and concerns. We hope to form a mission and regular gathering place. To ensure privacy and safety, we respectfully ask that this space be reserved for those who self-identify as QBIPOC.

Digital Accessibility Office Hours

Have a question about digital accessibility? Want a person to show you what you need to do in real time? Visit our monthly office hours to get hands-on assistance with your websites, your documents, your social media, communications, and more. Learn how to use Siteimprove, or get a manual check on that flier you’re about to send to the printer. Let us refresh your memory on making your PDFs screen-readable. You get the idea. To join office hours via Zoom, use this link:

Captioning Your Media at Yale: Options and Basics

Have media you need to caption, but unsure what your responsibilities are or captioning under Yale’s Accessibility Policy, where to begin, or what options are available? This two-hour training via Zoom covers paid options for captioning your media through our Preferred Captioning Vendors 3Play Media and, as well as free options, like YouTube. Attendees will leave understanding their obligations under Yale’s policy, the differences between the major captioning file types, and how to create, edit, and sync captions to their media for both Canvas courses and websites.

Accessible Word Documents, PowerPoints, and PDFs: Basics

This beginner’s document accessibility workshop is designed to train staff in the basic methods used for making Word documents, PowerPoint Presentations, and PDFs digitally accessible, for inclusion on university websites or for university-related business, including teaching, student services, and other administrative support. It is appropriate for anyone interested in learning how to make documents used in everyday university business more accessible and will cover the fundamentals of document creation and remediation.

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