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MapMissions

We’re mapping the planet, one pin at a time.
Start your very own MapMission adventure today.

THE VISION

Our Story

The AccessNow app is powered by crowdsourcing – by people like you – who contribute by sharing observations and experiences about places in our neighbourhoods and our cities. 

As we review the accessibility status of locations, we are building a movement that focuses on celebrating a world that is entirely accessible. We are passionate about changing the conversation about accessibility. Whether you have a disability or not, accessibility benefits us all. 

We invite you to join in this movement: a worldwide community, passionate about change. Together we are empowering each other to achieve access now.

 

THE ACTIVITY

What Is A MapMission

A MapMission is an event that puts the power of action into your hands. Think of it like an accessibility scavenger hunt. It brings together members of your community to rate places in real-time on the AccessNow app.

Education

Take time to learn and help create awareness about the importance of accessibility. MapMissions help highlight real barriers in the community while inviting people to gain tangible hands on experience.

Action

With this action packed accessibility “scavenger hunt” you’ll learn by doing. Contribute to our crowdsourcing community by rating new places and join the movement of like-minded individuals.

Impact

Every MapMission helps us get that much closer to sharing accessibility information worldwide. Your efforts result in immediate impact that benefits the entire community. You’ll learn, you’ll see, together we will conquer.

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What You Get

Real World Experience

Each MapMission is a hands on experience for you and your colleagues to understand what accessibility is all about in the real world. 

Measurable Impact

Participating in a MapMission means you’ll be creating real impact by sharing information about the accessibility of places you visit on the AccessNow app.

Team Building

Learn about your colleagues and have a chance to bond over a shared educational experience when out in the community. Share stories and insights.

Live Support

Access to the AccessNow team of experts who are here to help make your MapMission experience the most successful event it can possibly be.

Education Modules

Get access to materials, walkthroughs and more to educate MapMission participants about accessibility before the big day.

Mission Results

Come away from your unique MapMission experience with insightful metrics on the impact you created for the entire AccessNow community.

Get Started!

You are ready to start your MapMission!
You are a trailblazer. You are unstoppable.
You are making the world a more accessible place to live for us all.