Communication Service for the Deaf is proud to announce that our Chief Marketing Officer, and longtime leader in the Deaf community, Rosa Lee Timm is the new Division President for CSD’s Social Venture Fund.
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Mozzeria CEO Ryan Maliszewski will join eleven other change-makers from a variety of backgrounds to share their personal experiences, knowledge, and dreams for how to build a more equal future for all people.
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
There is a mental health crisis in the deaf community, compounded by information gaps in researching the issue. Various studies offer a range of numbers, with one estimating that approximately 5 million DHH people need mental health treatment annually.
It’s true, H Street in Washington D.C. is getting a new Mozzeria! This will mark the second ASL-centric business on H Street in Washington, D.C., joining the Starbucks Signing Store that opened to great fanfare last fall. Learn more about SVF’s partner.
CSD SVF is growing! Bus Door Films is the fifth deaf business partner of CSD Social Venture Fund. Deaf-owned BDF is a creative production and filmmaking business focused on providing quality video services for both deaf and hearing clients.
National Deaf Therapy is the fourth business partner of our Social Venture Fund. NDT is a national web-based eTherapy mental health platform dedicated to serving the deaf, deaf and blind, deaf and disabled and hard-of-hearing communities.
Although there has been recent growth in deaf businesses, accessible resources for deaf entrepreneurs continue to be sparse. CSD announced that it will establish an incubator program and social investment fund to support deaf businesses.