News & Events

Office Closed for the Holidays

The DeafHope office will be closed these days for the holiday season:

  • December 24th
  • December 25th
  • December 26th
  • December 31st
  • January 1st
  • January 2nd

If you have an emergency, please call 911.  You can also contact the National Hotline during business hours:

Email: Deafhelp@thehotline.org
VP: 855.812.1001

We will follow up on emails and calls as soon as we return.  Happy Holidays!

#blacklivesmatter Rochelle Greenwell

Each day this week DeafHope is posting in solidarity with the work to end violence and oppression against Black people.  We encourage you to educate yourself and find personal ways to support our vision of peace and safety for everyone.  Rochelle Greenwell shares her perspective on White privilege in today’s vlog.

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Read more about White privilege in these links:
An Insidious Virus thats Eating America From Within
A Mother’s White Privilege
12 Things White People Can do Now
Racism and White Privilege
White Privilege

#blacklivesmatter Kent Edmund

Each day this week DeafHope is posting in solidarity with the work to end violence and oppression against Black people.  We encourage you to educate yourself and find personal ways to support our vision of peace and safety for everyone.  In today’s vlog Kent Edmund talks about his experience at a recent march.

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Read more about systematic oppression:

#blacklivesmatter Alise Harding

Each day this week DeafHope is posting in solidarity with the work to end violence and oppression against Black people.  We encourage you to educate yourself and find personal ways to support our vision of peace and safety for everyone.  Alise Harding shares her perspective while at a recent march in this vlog.

[Open in YouTube for description & transcription]

Read more about police brutality:
Killed by the Cops
Police Killings with no Justice Served

#blacklivesmatter

Each day this week DeafHope is posting in solidarity with the work to end violence and oppression against Black people.  We encourage you to educate yourself and find personal ways to support our vision of peace and safety for everyone.  DeafHope shares this vision in this vlog:

[Open in YouTube for description & transcription]

Check out these links with a Deaf perspective on Ferguson:
National Black Deaf Advocates Statement on Ferguson
Deaf Hearing Network Coverage

DeafHope Stands in Solidarity with Protesters

#BlackLivesMatterprotest2[image description: 4 pictures showing a police brutality protest, with people in the streets holding handmade signs reading: “I indict the system” “Black lives matter” “White Silence is White Violence” “White Silence = White Consent” One image shows people laying on the ground as the daughter of Eric Garner did in the spot where he was killed.]

Board of Directors – No December meeting

The DeafHope Board of Directors will not be meeting this month in recognition of the holiday season.  We look forward to seeing you in 2015! Happy Holidays!

DCARA’s Deaf Community Night

Enjoyed a fantastic afternoon celebrating the important work of the DCARA staff.

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[image one: Paddy Ladd, with beard, glasses and hair pulled back in pony tail, speaking at podium with powerpoint behind him and audience in the foreground. Image two: Deborah O’Willow speaking on stage along with Paddy Ladd. Image three: audience at DCC seated at round tables with white tablecloths. Windows with red blinds in the background. Image is slightly tilted.]

Sexism and Backlash

The recent historic space probe landing shows how far we have progressed. The sexism and backlash that followed shows how far we have not. Sharing this great article addressing scientist Matt Taylor’s shirt and the nation’s response.

[image: White person with a brown beard and glasses, tattoos on right arm, standing in front of a blown up image of the probe landing on a comet. The person is wearing a bowling shirt with pin-up style drawings of partially naked women]
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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