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Mar
2016
March 2016 Updates
  • On March 24th, HEARD joined the #WhyISign Campaign. This campaign was started by Stacey Abrams to promote the use of ASL within families. Our volunteers from across the nation explained why we use sign language. Click here to see the video.

  • On March 19th, HEARD Board Member, Scott Huffman presented to a group of interpreters and Deaf individuals from Hawaii. Scott provided two day’s worth of informative on #‎DeafAccesstoJustice & #DeafInPrison. Click here for photos & information.

  • On March 15th, HEARD's Rochester volunteers teamed up with RIT/NTID Student Life Team & NTID Step Up Mentor Program to present a "Know Your Rights” Workshop to Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled and Hard of Hearing students, staff and faculty. Click here to see photos & learn more.

  • On March 5th, HEARD shared news that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has agreed to install videophones in its prisons. Click here to see our captioned ASL video.

 
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18
Feb
2016
HEARD Celebrates its 5th Year!

On February 18th, 2016 we celebrated our fifth anniversary! We honor our volunteers whose tireless effort and unyielding love & dedication have created & sustained the Deaf Access to Justice Movement. We also honor our incarcerated Community members who continue to work toward advancing justice with us even while incarcerated.


Click here for photos & watch our incredible 2015 year in review video.

 
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Sep
2015
Congratulates to HEARD Founder, Talila A. Lewis for being recognized by the White House

Congratulation to the founder of HEARD, Talila "TL" Lewis who was recognized as one of the nine disability advocates who was selected from across the nation by the White House as "Champions of Change" Lewis continues to advocate in social justice campaigns including ‪#‎DeafInPrison‬, Deaf Prisoner Phone Justice, and the American Civil Liberties Union’s “Know Your Deaf Rights” campaign. More info can be found here.

 

 
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