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Do You Know American Sign Language? YOU’RE INVITED!

EVERYWHERE—Calling all people who know American Sign Language! Whether you're Deaf, Hard of Hearing, a CODA, a parent of a Deaf child, an interpreter, teacher or student...you're invited!  If you know ASL in any level or capacity (or want to learn), you're invited to become a part of the exciting, new online community that welcomes every and all signers, from...

ASL Storytime At Barnes And Noble

VENTURA—Barnes & Noble has much to offer customers, not only books. The business reaches out to the community with events such as: Weekly Storytimes, Book Groups, children’s activities, etc. Barnes & Noble will be hosting ASL Storytime in Ventura, California. This happening is a partnership with Tri-County GLAD to bring more awareness and inclusion to the deaf and hearing...

GLAD To Hold Memorial Service For Stephen Schultz

STUDIO CITY—On October 12, Stephen R. Schultz died at the age of 67. Schultz was born deaf and was an avid supporter of the Deaf community. He was considered a trailblazer of his time, successfully arguing his right to attend public high school in his home state of New York. Schultz later became an Assistant Professor at National Technical Institute...

“We Will Rock You” Draws To A Close

LOS ANGELES—Project D.A.T.E will be providing tools for the deaf, hard of hearing, blind and low vision attendees to make the viewing Centre Theatre Group’s production of Queen and Ben Elton’s “We Will Rock You” better. Centre Theatre Group’s “We Will Rock You” performance is a tribute to the band, Queen. The Centre Theatre Group describes the performance as a...

GLAD Hosts World AIDS Day

LOS ANGELES—GLAD, the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc., will be hosting their annual World AIDS Day on December 3 at their Los Angeles location. GLAD hosts many deaf events throughout the year, but this one is special as there will be quilts brought in from the Deaf National AIDS Quilt collection. These quilts have been made to represent...

TC GLAD Inner Workings And Success

VENTURA—Tri-County Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness (TC GLAD) spoke with San Francisco News and shared news aout their agency, how they work, and what they do. TC GLAD is a branch of GLAD where there are three main employees: regional director, Julianna Fjeld, advocate, Hal Hunter-Suddreth, administrative assistant, Jasmine Casey, and interpreter, Mark Robinson. TC GLAD started in 1988...

NAD Youth Leadership Camp for Deaf and H/H

UNITED STATES—The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has established a Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) for high school deaf and hard of hearing kids since 1969. This camp is connected to the Junior NAD association, which is an extension of the NAD. It started with the idea of building leadership among the Junior NAD members. Frank Turk and Gary...

Mark Zaurov Lectures At CSUN On WWII

NORTHRIDGE—California State University, Northridge will host a lecture on November 14 at the Kurland Lecture Hall next to the Valley Performing Arts Center. The speaker will be Mark Zaurov who will be lecturing on being Deaf during the Holocaust. Deaf people played a vital role in both WWI and WWII, working in factories and other jobs where their inability to hear was...

OCDEAF Holds Deaf Coffee Chat

CYPRESS—The Orange County Deaf Equal Access Foundation (OC–DEAF) will be holding their weekly Deaf Coffee Chat on Wednesday, September 3. The event encourages any ASL user to attend. The event is held every Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at OC–DEAF, which is located on 6022 Cerritos Avenue in Cypress, California. To ask any questions, OC–DEAF encourages people to...

LEAD-K Campaign Supports ASL

ROSEVILLE—According to their website, lead-k.org, LEAD-K, Language Equality and Acquisition For Deaf Kids is a civil rights movement in direct response to the growing epidemic of language deprived Deaf children who have been denied ASL skills, which has an irreparable impact on their education and developmental years. Most Deaf children denied ASL are not Kindergarten-ready by the time they are at...
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