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Trina Licht, Interim Executive Director of DeafHope, a Deaf nonprofit organization to fight Domestic violence, explains the current situation regarding the DeafHope offices. There was a fire in their building and their offices are now closed in order to remove smoke damage. DeafHope is going to need to replace equipment, and is accepting donations to help with this task. Their services are still available regardless. For more information, and to donate, visit their website at deaf-hope.org.
Dean DeRusso explains the recent announcement from NAD regarding the new opportunities for Deaf people to become truck drivers. NAD will assist deaf people in signing up to get their Class A and B Commercial Drivers Licenses with and with out air brakes as well as driving nationwide. This is an upgrade from Class B without air brakes that was previously agreed to by the Department of Transportation. If you or someone you know has a good driving record and want to become a truck driver, contact NAD now!
FEMA wants everyone to know about the upcoming Emergency Alert System (EAS) test and how it may impact them. Please share this message with your communities and through your social networks. Closed Captioned and ASL interpreted.
The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MCDHH) is helping to create a state-sponsored Collaborative Plan for Minnesota Collaborative Plan for Children who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Feedback for this plan is wanted by October 31, 2011 (Halloween).
Interview at NAD's National Leadership Training Conference with Chris Wagner, outgoing NAD Vice-President.
On September 27, 2011, President Hurwitz released a memo to the Gallaudet community, regarding possible changes to the Gallaudet campus, including the including the Model Secondary School for the Deaf [MSSD], and today, it hit the Deaf Community at large. (Note: The memo has now been removed from the Gallaudet website).
Regarding the possible changes for MSSD, the memo states:
Interview with Kelby Brick, Vice President of Regulatory & Strategic Policy at Purple Communications. Kelby presented a workshop at NAD's National Leadership Training Conference entitled "Deaf Leadership in the 21st Century".
California School for the Deaf-Fremont Superintendent Sean Virnig introduces himself, and explains what the new California law called the "FAIR Act" means to CSD-F.