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while the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our community, talented deaf people have also provided us with some of the biggest bright spots of 2020. Check out five ways deaf representation changed 2020 for the better.
Since 1975, we’ve remained committed to showing the world the incredible potential that deaf people bring. Check out this video of some of the highlights of the past 45 years.
Written By______Support Deaf-Owned Businesses The holiday season is upon us once again. This means many of us are scrambling to find gifts for loved ones, and the pandemic adds another layer of difficulty to the task. Turning to large,...
Giving Tuesday is a global effort to raise funds for communities and organizations. Find out how you can participate with CSD of South Dakota.
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.”
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
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.
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.