*apologies for cross-posting*

June 1, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is 
pleased to present the 2020 VRAF Project 
Grant<https://vrafoundation.org/grants/project-grant/> in the amount of $3000 
to Stephanie Becker, Digital Collections Manager and Project Manager for 
Regionally Speaking: A Virtual 
Symposium<https://digital.case.edu/islandora/object/ksl:regionallySpeaking>, at 
Case Western University, Cleveland, OH.

Regionally Speaking: A Virtual Symposium project will create transcriptions and 
time-based captions for A/V media files, in order to create needed 
accessibility features for user inclusivity. The VRAF Project Grant will allow 
Ms. Becker, and other project collaborators at Case Western's, Kelvin Smith 
Library, to find, research and collaborate with a vendor, who will assist in 
transcribing approximately 70 moving image and oral history files regarding the 
community of Cleveland, Ohio. The text and/or captions will then be applied to 
the files, and the Regionally Speaking collaborators will create and build a 
framework for the audio and video files to be available with caption formatting 
for easy and intuitive public viewing and downloading. The project will create 
needed accessibility features for the public and provide a larger and more 
accessible portal for the Cleveland, Ohio community.

In accordance with the VRAF Project Grant Program and VRAF mission to support 
broad access to visual and cultural information, the VRAF is pleased to support 
a project that extends dissemination of accessibility features and supports 
inclusivity in collections, while also providing documentation about social 
justice and cultural heritage.

For more information about VRAF, the VRAF Project Grant, and other VRAF 
programs, please visit 

On behalf of the VRAF Board of Directors





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