Black Lives Matter

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Transcript: “Four hundred years of systems of oppression, racism, police brutality must end now. Enough is enough. We, DC Association of the Deaf, fully support BLM and all protests across America including here in Washington DC, for #BlackLivesMatter. We are looking for justice. If you do not understand or are not sure why we stand […]

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Zoom call with eight of nine DCAD board members: Elvia, Ernest, Janie, Derrick, Erikson, Graham, Robb, and Molly are laughing, waving at the camera, signing "ILY," taking photos, and smiling.

Zoom Events by DCAD

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Public Meeting, Thursday, May 21, 7pm – 8pm EST For the latest reports and updates. Questions & concerns can be always shared anytime at email: president@dcadeaf.org Happy Hour, Friday, May 22, 6pm – 7:30pm EST  Space for the Deaf community to chat and enjoy the beginning of Memorial Day weekend. All signers with ties to the DC area […]

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COVID Update – Sexual Health

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Hello; my name is Robb Dooling and I’m a board member of the DC Association of the Deaf (DCAD). This video is an ASL translation of the web page at coronavirus.dc.gov/sex Sex During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency What We Know – You get COVID-19 from droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. You also get […]

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Janie’s Series – Did you know that?!

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  Did you know that one letter is missing from the Washington, DC street grid? What letter is that? J! J! Notice when you go through the streets: A, B, C, and so on… That one letter is always missing. Going from east to west, I learned and also from north to south, DC streets […]

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Self Care Tips by Molly

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    Hello! I’m Molly Peters. I represent the DC Association of the Deaf (DCAD) as a Member-At-Large and board member. Now, in DC, where we are focusing on #StayHome throughout the entire region of DC, Virginia, Maryland – What do we do while we stay home? Do-do? We’ve been taking care of our pets, […]

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DCPS and Virtual Learning Accessibility

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DC Public Schools (DCPS) is starting virtual learning classes! If anything is not accessible for Deaf or hard of hearing child (or parent), please contact your school principal. If they give you a hard time, please contact Matthew at Office of Disability Rights (ODR) at mathew.mccollough@dc.gov and he will help you out.   Meal Site […]

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CSD: ASL Hotline on Coronavirus Questions

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Information about Coronavirus has not been accessible to our community. So, CSD is launching an ASL Now COVID-19 Hotline to provide support and answer your questions about the situation using information from official sources. Watch the video below to learn more. Available M-F from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST either by visiting CSD.org and clicking “ASL […]

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