Providing access is not about tokenization or virtue signaling

Tokenism and virtue signaling are forms of performative activism.

Tokenism is when people are included as proof of diversity via the recognition or involvement of people from social minority groups (such as disabled people) without creating or providing equitable participation for all people.

Virtue signaling is when people publicly express a point of view in order to seem like a good person versus acting in a way that aligns with that point of view.

By not tokenizing or virtual signaling, we bypass performative activism to come closer to equity in our access.