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Upcoming Interpreter Trainings

Judicial Council of California and DeafHope are hosting three trainings for interpreters:

Interpreting the Miranda Warning: When Words aren’t Enough

Trainings will be conducted by Tracy Clark along with local CDIs.
Fresno: July 21/22
Los Angeles: August 4/5
Oakland: August 25/26

Interested? Contact Tracy for details.

 

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Big Thank You to Deafies in Drag!

We had a wonderful time at the show!  Deafies in Drag made us laugh all evening. Their dresses were stunning!

Thank you all for your support of DCARA and DeafHope services for LGBTIQ communities.

 

[image description: top right/left and bottom left photo Deafies in Drag are standing on stage, a projector screen behind them. There is a crowded audience facing them with their backs to the camera. In each photo, Deafies in Drag are wearing different colorful gowns.  The right top photo shows a few members of the audience in a “lipstick” contest, one person putting their arms around another and trying to put on lipstick from behind without seeing.  The bottom left photo shows Brian Berlinski also on stage, in a purple gown, white stole and curly blonde wig blowing out candles on his birthday cake.  The bottom right photo shows Deafies in Drag, Jane Whitney and Amber Hodson smiling big at the camera.  Deafies in Drag have bold colorful eyeshadow, lipstick and dresses.]

Welcome Susana!

Susana Flores is joining DeafHope’s team to support survivors. Learn more here:

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Deafies in Drag!

Supporters of DeafHope and DCARA, get your tickets ASAP.

Buy online before June 9 at 4:30pm at regular price (cost goes up if you pay at the door)
deafiesdrag.eventbrite.com

21+ only

Includes appetizers and live entertainment

Cash bar for drinks. Win prizes. Get your picture taken with Deafies in Drag. View a never-before-released video by Deafies in Drag!

Secure your tickets now!

 

[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.]

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

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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…]

 

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