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Project CLIMB

DeafHope wants to share information about Project CLIMB.  More information is explained below.  We need your input! Transcript is on youtube.

 

NorCal 40th Anniversary Gala

NorCal celebrated their 40th Anniversary of services to the community.  It was a lovely and warm evening with a lot of recognition and awards given to community members and organizations.
Congratulations, NorCal Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!

[image description: There are three pictures in a collage.  Top row picture shows a fancy table covered in white linen cloth with some candles lit.  There is a wine glass with “NorCal 40th Anniversary Celebration” printed on it.  Bottom left photo shows Deanne Bray  and Tim Albert signing to the audience as they are the MCs.  Bottom right photo shows Sheri Farinha signing to the audience as Deanne Bray holds paper in front of Sheri.

Deafies in Drag – Tickets on sale now!

Get yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deafies-in-drag-show-tickets-32104382071

[description:

Brian Berlinski is a white man with short brown hair, wearing a hot pink button up dress shirt over a white undershirt. The video backdrop is the Deafies in Drag event flyer.  Two figures in the middle are Deafies in Drag – the Drag queen on the left, Casavina, is wearing a red sequin dress with a white feather boa and a blond wig in an up-do. On the right is Selena Minogue, wearing a bright lemon yellow dress and turquoise necklace, donning a fiery red wavy wig that goes to the shoulders. Both have full makeup on. Deafies in Drag official logo.

transcript:

Deafies in Drag Announcement by Brian
Brian: Hey! Guess what?!?
Guess who is coming here?
The Deafies in Drag!!!
Awesome!
Wonderful fun! Enjoyment! Hilarious! Improvisational! Irreverent!
THAT is Deafies in Drag!
Oh! They are so well-known!
On Facebook they have thousands of followers who watch their videos and their comedy as they make fun of different issues in the Deaf community: Interpreters, Drag, Makeup, etc…
That’s who they are!
Why should you come? To support DeafHope and DCARA!
They are partnering for this joint fundraiser for services.
Deafies in Drag are coming to where?
The Deaf Community Center (DCC).
When? You want to know when?
Saturday, June 10.
What time? 7 to 11 PM.
Warning! This event is for ages 21 and over
Come for the fun, food, and drink!
Wine, soda, and sangria too!
There will be music, games and competitions!
Come for prizes and awards!
Also, there will be waiters in drag!
Why? To hand out appetizers and take drink orders and bring your drinks to you.
The tips they collect will go to DeafHope and DCARA.
If you want to know more, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/deafies-in-drag-show…]

 

Deafies in Drag!

GET READY FOLKS!!!!!!!

Deaf celebrities Deafies in Drag are coming to the Bay Area!!!!!

This is a JOINT FUNDRAISER supporting both DeafHope and DCARA with proceeds going to both agencies to support the Deaf LGBTIQQA community and Deaf survivors of Domestic/Sexual Violence.

Saturday, June 10
7:00p to 11:00

Deafies in Drag from Los Angeles is coming to San Francisco.

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Berlinski at brian@deaf-hope.org

If you’re interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Mary Therese Garcia.

Buy your tickets now at www.deafiesdrag.eventbrite.com
Tickets: $50 – online
$ 60 – At the Door

[Flyer image description: Two figures in the middle are Deafies in Drag – the Drag queen on the left, Casavina, is wearing a red sequin dress with a white feather boa and a blond wig in an up-do. On the right is Selena Minogue, wearing a bright lemon yellow dress and turquoise necklace, donning a fiery red wavy wig that goes to the shoulders. Both have full makeup on. Top left: Deafies in Drag official logo. Top right text reads: June 10, 2017. 7:00PM to 11:00PM. Deaf Community Center 1550 San Leandro Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577. Middle of flyer: Comedy / Prizes / Sip & Savor.  www.deafiesdrag.eventbrite.com for tickets. contact: brian@deaf-hope.org. Bottom section: DeafHope logo, map of event location in San Leandro, DCARA logo. Background of flyer is hot pink.]

DV Advocate Training

DeafHope was thrilled to support a national advocate training hosted by our Deaf Action Technical Assistance Project. We were lucky to have Susana join in – she shares her perspective on the training.

[transcript in youtube]

An Exciting Announcement!

DeafHope is THRILLED to welcome a new member of our team. Roberta will be working with us remotely on a part time basis to expand our DVSV ASL videos and support survivors. Join us in sending Roberta a big hello!

[image description and transcript in youtube]

Dre’s Powerful Story

We are honored to create spaces for Deaf survivors to share their experiences and their truth.

 

Upcoming Events

October 2016

  • Deaf Access for Survivors webinar: Oct. 5 10a
  • DVSV Training Must attend all three days: Oct 14, 15 & 16 9-5p