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25
Jun
2013
Training "Big Law" Attorneys about Deaf Culture & Communication

Today: HEARD trained numerous attorneys from a large law firm and a large civil rights nonprofit organization!

Tomorrow, at 11:30 a.m.: Peter Kesaris will testify before the DC Council about the importance of equal communications access for deaf and hard of hearing detainees and prisoners. (you should attend this hearing if you are free)

We are changing the way the justice system and the way the world interacts with our Community.

Join the movement!

 
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08
Jun
2013
Treasurer Vows to Jump from Plane to Meet Fundraising Goal!

HEARD's dedicated treasurer, Ever Safra, will go skydiving once we reach our $1,000 goal!  

The clock is ticking.  We have from June 6th through August 5th to get her in the air :)

If you are donating, please add the word "JUMP" in the notation section.  All proceeds will cover HEARD's 2013 General Expenses.

 
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21
May
2013
Solitary Watch Covers Deaf Prisoner Abuse in Florida

We must hold government officials accountable. For two years, HEARD has tried to educate the FL Department of Corrections about Deaf Culture and Communication. We have tried to assist deaf prisoners to obtain basic access to telecommunication, programs, services, interpreters, etc. Under the FL DOC, deaf prisoners have not only been denied this access, but have been abused and retaliated against for filing grievances.

Investigative Journalist James Ridgeway wrote this piece about the deaf and deaf-blind prisoners housed in Florida's Department of Corrections.

 
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