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American Humanist Association

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American Humanist Association

https://americanhumanist.org/

Founded in 1941 and located in Washington D.C., the American Humanist Association (AHA) advocates progressive values and equality for humanists, atheists, freethinkers, and the non-religious. Humanism is a nontheistic worldview with ethical values informed by scientific knowledge and driven by a desire to meet the needs of people in the here and now. At the foundation of those values is an affirmation of the dignity of every human being.

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Our Brief

The AHA strives to bring about a progressive society where being good without a god is an accepted and respected way to live life. To work toward this goal, the AHA defends civil liberties and secular governance, performs outreach to the growing number of people without traditional religious faith, and continuously refines and advances the humanist worldview. To ensure their online information and services were accessible, inclusive, and customizable for everyone, they sought a solution that would provide users with barrier-free access to the information and services offered through their website.

Recite Me toolbar solution. Audio, styling, reading, translation icons.

Our Solution

The American Humanist Association implemented Recite Me online accessibility and language support tools. The Recite Me assistive toolbar enables all website visitors, regardless of their differing abilities or language needs, to customize the AHA website in a way that works best for them. Recite Me assistive technology includes screen reading functionality, multiple reading aids, customizable styling options, and an on-demand live translation feature that boasts over 100 languages including 35 text-to-speech and styling options.

Client Testimonial

"The American Humanist Association advocates for humanist values and works toward a more just and equitable future for all. To do so, it is vital that our outreach and programs are as inclusive and accessible as possible and honor our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. This extends to our web presence and the resources available there, ensuring that everyone, including those with disabilities or those whose primary language is not English, is able to comfortably utilize our website and participate in our online community. The AHA is proud to be able to better support more people of differing needs in partnership with Recite Me. "

Nadya Dutchin, Executive Director, American Humanist Association