Russ and Melody Stein in front of Mozzeria San Francisco

WaPo: She proved them wrong: A deaf couple is opening a pizzeria in D.C. with all deaf employees

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From Washington Post (Article Link), by Hannah Natanson Melody Stein grew up in restaurants. Not only did her parents own and operate a Chinese eatery in San Francisco, but the family — all of them foodies — also constantly went out to eat. Stein still remembers the excitement of sampling Japanese, Vietnamese and French food for the […]

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Get Involved in DCAD

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DCAD has formed several new committees including members of the 2019-2021 board and/or other volunteers. Please contact or Direct Messaging via Facebook if interested in joining! – Open Captioning Committee – Office on Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Committee– Roundtable on Shaping the Future of Deaf People in Greater DC– ASL Trivia DC Organizing Committee– Website and DCAD membership committee […]

Deaf in DC Politics

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Two of DC’s first Deaf neighborhood commissioners, Matthew Sampson representing Dupont Circle and Robb Dooling representing NoMa, had a whirlwind first half of 2019.  In Dupont Circle, Sampson supported the creation of more housing near the Masonic Temple on 16th St NW and a future bike lane from Dupont circle to the national mall via […]