Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

Digital Accessibility

Color Contrast Checker
Contrast and color accessibility tool from WebAIM

Figma Accessibiltiy A11y Annotation Kit
Guide on how to add callouts for elements, indicate focus order, and specify keyboard interactions

Just Ask: integrating accessibility in designs
Details on accessibility in each phase of the user-centered design process from author, Shawn Henry

Learning center, community programs and digital accessiblity testing services

Stephanie Walter's Guide
Documenting accessibility & user interactions

W3 Accessibility Standards
Strategies, standards, resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities

Pitt Equity Design Thinking
Educational series of modules created by the University of Pittsburgh

Equity & Design Justice

Design Justice Network
A home for people who are committed to embodying and practicing design justice

Field Guide: Equity-Centered Community Design
A guide from Creative Reaction Lab whose process focuses on a community's culture and needs

Liberatory Design Equity-focused Card Deck
An approach to addressing equity challenges and change efforts in complex systems


AI Needs an Ethical Compass from IDEO
Designing with data card set

Ethical Design Network
Network for people interested in ethical design

Ethical Design Resources
A resource that provides guidance for designing ethically humane digital products

Human First


Trauma-informed, human-centered approaches to work and well-being through community, courses, and consulting

Microsoft Inclusive Design Toolkit
Inclusive design principles, tool and activities


Disability Language Style Guide
A guide for understanding the nuances of person-first, inclusive, and disability language

An inclusive, modern, identity dictionary

UCSF Specific

Safe, equitable and trustworthy AI

Accessible PowerPoints
Video recording

Community-Engaged Research Guides and Resource Manuals 
from UCSF Research Consultation

Planning Accessible Events
Concrete guidelines for planning accessible in-person, remote, and hybrid events