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Rock the Vote Celebrates the ADA

Rock the Vote Celebrates the ADA

Last night, SignVote partnered with Rock the Vote and several other organizations to host a livestream event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The star-studded event was co-hosted by Shoshannah Stern and Melissa Elmira Yingst and featured celebrities, activists, elected officials, and performers that representing the breadth of the disability community.

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The Americans with Disability Act at 30: Policy, Bias, the BIPOC Disability Community

The Americans with Disability Act at 30: Policy, Bias, the BIPOC Disability Community

CSD has always been an organization that pushes for progress. As our CEO Chris Soukup said in his open letter regarding the #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) movement, “We have much to learn and work to do to dismantle oppressive social and political systems that deserve no place in our world.”
Over the past 60 days, new concerns and problems have impacted our communities as a result of the pandemic. Because of this, Comcast has revisited and updated their commitment to support the community during these uncertain times.

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Comcast Extends Their COVID-19 Response

Comcast Extends Their COVID-19 Response

As the impact of the pandemic began to spread across the country earlier this year, Comcast announced a 60-day plan that would help keep Americans connected to the Internet during these unprecedented times. This relief plan included free Wi-Fi, cancellation of late fees, free educational content and more.

Over the past 60 days, new concerns and problems have impacted our communities as a result of the pandemic. Because of this, Comcast has revisited and updated their commitment to support the community during these uncertain times.

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Online Groups for the Deaf LGBTQIA Community

Online Groups for the Deaf LGBTQIA Community

Happy Pride Month! 50 years ago, LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer) communities could not live as openly as they do today without fear of harassment. Back then, members of these communities had a few places such as bars where they could socialize and feel safe. However, these establishments were subjected to frequent harassment by police. But thanks to the fearless bravery of Black (and white), trans and bisexual womxn, many more LGBTQ+ community members can now show the world that they’re proud to be who they are!

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