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Call for Participation: WAI Interest Group Charter Approved

From: xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2021 19:54:38 +0800
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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Dear members of the WAI Interest Group,

I'm relaying the announcement to the group's primary public mailing 
list, to notify the group of its new charter approval and call for 

With kind regards,
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

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Subject: 	Call for Participation: WAI Interest Group Charter Approved
Date: 	Wed, 6 Jan 2021 19:47:25 +0800
From: 	xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
To: 	w3c-ac-members@w3.org
CC: 	chairs@w3.org

Dear Advisory Committee Representative,

The Director is pleased to announce the approval of the Web 
Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Interest Group charter:

The group is chartered through 5 January 2024.

The mission of the WAI Interest Group is to promote awareness of, and 
engagement in, accessibility-related work throughout W3C. This includes 
augmenting wide reviews of WAI deliverables, and augmenting APA WG's 
review and discussion of accessibility aspects of deliverables being 
developed in W3C groups, including specifications, research topics, and 
educational materials; exploring web accessibility issues and solutions; 
and sharing information about web accessibility activities around the world.

Current participants will remain in this group and are not required to 

To join the group, please follow the instructions on the following page:

The WAI Interest Group chair is Katie Haritos-Shea (Knowbility). Team 
Contacts are Shawn Lawton Henry (0.05 FTE) and Judy Brewer (0.03 FTE).

More information about the WAI IG can be found on the group’s home page:

This announcement follows section 7.1.2 of the W3C Process Document:

and the Call for Participation follows section 5.2.4 of the W3C Process 

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Wendy Seltzer, Strategy Lead,
Judy Brewer, WAI Director and WAI IG Team Contact,
Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI IG Team Contact;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications
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