About Us

Access to equitable and effective communication is not negotiable. The Clear2Connect Coalition is dedicated to advancing the accuracy and quality of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for everyone, including people with disabilities and America’s Veterans.

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86% of Americans rely on digital devices to access information.

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Only 3% of website home pages are accessible.

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Americans with disabilities are three times less likely  to use the internet than those without disabilities.

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4.7 million Veterans (30%) have a service-connected disability—the most common of which is tinnitus.

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Video-based telehealth appointments account for 12% of Veterans’ outpatient care.

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Our Mission

The Clear2Connect Coalition’s mission is to enhance the availability, accuracy, accessibility, and quality of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) through rigorous, standards-based policy. We are dedicated to fostering equitable and effective communication access for all Americans, recognizing that accessible communication is foundational to ensuring the health and safety of every member of our community.

Who We Are

The Clear2Connect Coalition is a unique and unified force of more than 30 disability advocacy groups and Veterans Service Organizations. Members educate and urge policymakers to put quality standards and metrics in place to ensure all forms of ICT are equitably and effectively available to every American.

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Clear2Connect Coalition Members

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Interested in joining us?