Juneteenth marks the day that slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that they were free – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation ending the practice of slavery was signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. The proclamation made clear “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states fighting in the civil war “are, and henceforward shall be free.”
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In honor of Pride Month 2021, we’ve compiled several online communities for friends and allies to connect and learn.
Happy Indigenous/Native American Heritage Month! Each November, people across the United States celebrate Native cultures and achievements and bear witness to the difficult history of colonization of Native American peoples by white settlers.
“Accessible and inclusive hiring practices is something CSD Works supports every day,” explains Kristy Ramos. “[We] are proactive when it comes to improving the recruitment process for deaf job seekers by providing services and resources…”
As part of their ongoing commitment to accessibility, Comcast has figured out a way to provide fully inclusive customer support assistance to their Deaf and hard-of-hearing customers. To this day, he said, there are no language interpreters at White House press briefings.
“We’ve seen a lot of mayors, a lot of governors that have included that practice momentarily and have been very responsive,” Soukup told Cheddar. “We’ve had some challenges in creating that same awareness in the White House.”
CaringWorks’ Deaf and Hard of Hearing Residential Treatment program hosted a conversation between industry experts about the impending behavioral health crisis in the Deaf community.
September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month! Join us in celebrating the contributions Hispanic and Latino/a/x have made to American society and culture.
Mozzeria, an award-winning pizzeria and San Francisco’s first Deaf-owned and -operated restaurant, will open its second location at 1300 H Street, NE at 11am EDT on September 4th, 2020. Carry-out service will be available to customers, who can order online via Mozzeria’s website or upon visiting the restaurant
In celebration of the 100th anniversary, we want to share untold stories of Deaf activists. Several deaf women fought for voting rights in the early 1900s. Here are a few of the [known] Deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing women that pushed the limits