Accessibility WG meeting poll 2023

Hey everyone,

Recently, @jflory7 and I met with several folks at Red Hat who are working on accessibility in the Linux desktop. They want to work more upstream and help improve accessibility in Fedora Linux. It aligns with our 5-year strategy, and this is a kind of work we want to support.

Following our introduction meeting that we had, it would be a good next step to figure out a public, upstream-first meeting and team for identifying and working on accessibility issues in the Linux desktop space, but also more broadly in the Fedora community at large too. A meeting gives us the intentional, deliberate space to make sure we are in sync, we have opportunities to ask for help and support, and that anyone across the Linux desktop world can join in our conversations.

With that said, I understand that everyone’s schedules have likely shifted since our last meeting, so I’ve created a quick poll to determine the best time for our future gatherings. Your input is crucial to ensure that we accommodate as many members as possible. Please take a moment to cast your vote in the Accessibility Working Group Meeting Time Poll.

I want to highlight that we are using Google Forms for this poll. It was brought to our attention that some of the planning tools we use in Fedora are not that accessible. We have the form set so that emails are not collected. If anyone has any suggestions for accessible polling tools for future use, that would be great :blush:

Thank you for being a part of this group, and I’m looking forward to our upcoming meetings. Let’s continue to make accessibility a priority and create a more equal online environment.

See you all soon!


I am super excited for this to kick off! Thanks @ekidney for wrangling our first meeting. :tada:


Hey everone! I’m going to close the poll on Monday 2023-09-04T08:00:00Z so get you’re votes in! I’ll update when we have a time picked :slight_smile:

I would love to help out here too, I have done a lot of work on accessibility. Let me know how I can contribute.

I forgot that there was some discussion in the GitLab issue (below), but it is looking like Tuesday at 2pm UTC is the most-preferred time for an A11y WG meeting.

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Hi everyone! I’m just back from holiday.

I have sent out the Google invite for our first meeting that will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd at 2pm UTC :smile: I have it sent up monthly for that day/time. The frequency of the meetings can be discussed at the meeting and changed as required. I have also added the meeting to fedocal.

I have added those active on this thread to the invite list, but please feel free to add more :smile:

Looking forward to it!