Access

We won't let poverty kill educational access and opportunities. We'll kill poverty through education.

Sharad Vivek Sagar

What is Access?

Giving equitable accessibility to everyone along the continuum of human ability and experience. Encompasses the broader meanings of compliance and refers to how organizations make space for the characteristics that each person brings.*

Webster - Permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing.

Black’s Law Dictionary - The time when an individual is permitted into some security point. This is also called system access.

Education Reform - In education, the term access typically refers to the ways in which educational institutions and policies ensure – or at least strive to ensure – that students have equal and equitable opportunities to take full advantage of their education.

* Source: American Alliance of Museums