After continuous advocacy from DCAD, Brianne Burger, Erik Nordlof, and countless others, the DC Council reintroduced two bills benefitting the Deaf community in February 2019. The DC Council has until the end of the current council period in December 2020 to pass these bills, the Office on Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) Establishment Act […]
Approximately 35 members, as well as friends from Maryland Association of the Deaf and Virginia Association of the Deaf, attended our 2019-2021 board elections on May 7, 2019, in the dining room of Avalon First & M apartments in NoMa. We are grateful to Access Interpreting and Sign Language Interpreting USA for sponsoring the event, […]
Happy summer, DCAD members! My name is Graham Forsey and I am thrilled to serve as the new president of DCAD for the 2019-2021 term with our board. I grew up in Newfoundland, Canada, graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, and I have lived and worked […]
Deaf Printers at the Washington Post (featuring our advisor, Janie Golighty!) The Daily Moth on the new location of Mozzeria in NoMa, on the 13th block of H Street NE! Expected Spring 2020. A San Francisco Pizzeria Coming to H Street Will Generate Jobs for Deaf Workers
Many Thanks to The Daily Moth for this wonderful video.
DCAD is proud to announce this great news that DC Mayor’s DC Commission on Persons with Disabilities has appointed Jarvis Grindstaff to serve on board for the next two years. Jarvis was the few deaf people to be appointed because it is rare to be appointed a deaf person in the government. The purpose of the Commission being […]
Deaf Women of DC Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, January 21. DWDC identified Ebenezer’s Coffee Shop (201 F Street NE, near Union Station metro stop) as meeting spot, 8 AM and leave by 9 AM to join the march
Proclaims September 11 – 17 “Telecommunications for All Week” in Maryland ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland […]