About Lauren Rabb

Lauren Rabb is the Accessible Technology Skills Gap Lead for PEAT, supporting activities such as website content creation and design, social media, and virtual and in-person event planning and implementation. She also serves as PEAT’s liaison to Teach Access.

WIOA and Accessible Technology: Five Things American Job Centers Need to Know

If you work in an American Job Center (AJC), you’re probably familiar with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which was signed into law in July of 2014. The Act reaffirms the role of the one-stop service delivery system and enhances coordination among key employment, education, and training programs. […]

2020-11-11T16:03:22+00:00Last updated: November 11, 2020|Tags: |

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA): What It Means for Accessible Technology and American Job Centers

On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law (Public Law No. 113-128). The Act—which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—reaffirms the role of the customer-focused one-stop service delivery system. It also enhances coordination among several key employment, education, and training [...]

2020-11-20T14:04:24+00:00Last updated: November 20, 2020|Tags: |

PEAT Talks: Making Tech Fields Accessible

EvoXLabs founder Ather Sharif discusses his experiences in making tech-focused workplaces more inclusive, from building technology solutions to how and why EvoXLabs developed a partnership with AccessComputing at UW that connects students with disabilities with mentors and internships in tech. […]

2020-07-17T15:36:23+00:00Last updated: July 17, 2020|Tags: , |

American Job Centers and Digital Access: A Guide to Accessible ICT

About This Guide On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law (Public Law No. 113-128 (link is external)). The Act—which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—reaffirms the role of the customer-focused one-stop service delivery system. It enhances coordination among several key [...]

2020-12-14T14:28:43+00:00Last updated: December 14, 2020|Tags: , |

PEAT Talks: Making Taleo Accessible

Taleo is the leading talent management system used by HR professionals worldwide. In this webinar, Senior Director of Oracle's Accessibility Program Peter Wallack, Product Management Director of Taleo Development Ali Moosvi, and Accessibility Test Engineer Priyanka Jampana​ will discuss the challenges and successes that their team has experienced, as well as the accessibility features currently in production. […]

2020-07-17T15:36:24+00:00Last updated: July 17, 2020|Tags: , |