To honor the anniversary of the ADA, we’ve put together a panel of experts who will cover the importance of access and inclusion for deaf and hard-of-hearing people across all parts of society, including employment, interpersonal communication, customer service, health, and education.
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Deaf Refugee Advocacy was awarded a microgrant to fund their work helping D/HH New American families establish internet access, and subsidizing that access for up to a year if a family cannot afford it.
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!
Spotlight on 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Response Microgrant Awardees: Partnership for Families, Children and Adults
Partnership for Families, Children and Adults was awarded a microgrant for a project to help combat food insecurity and provide other critical supports through direct aid to community members in southeast Tennessee and northern Georgia
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.”
DeafCAN! was awarded a microgrant for a project that will focus on connecting D/HH Bhutanese refugees with primary healthcare providers.
Spotlight on 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Response Microgrant Awardees: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services were awarded a microgrant for a project that will focus on making vaccine-related information accessible and equitable for DDBHH individuals.
Meet Asian Deaf women Nayo Franck and Leang Ngo, two members of the core team of a platform called “You Finish Eat?”
Spotlight on 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Response Microgrant Awardees: Northwest School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children
Northwest School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children was awarded a microgrant for a project that will focus on enhancing literacy skill development for Spanish-speaking students and their families.