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A first-hand experience with government advocacy and legal activism at one of the most innovative law and advocacy centers in the country awaits for your internship interest! Join the National Association of the Deaf Law and Advocacy Center as an intern this summer -- made possible with the Nancy J. Bloch Leadership & Advocacy Scholarship stipend awards.
Interested applicants are asked to submit their application online by Friday, January 13, 2017.
Oklahoma City, OK – Johnny Reininger, Jr., a deaf Oklahoman filed suit today against the State of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Senate and House of Representatives for the failure of the Oklahoma legislature to caption hearings and other proceedings streamed online.
In her monthly video update, NAD President Melissa Draganac-Hawk discusses about the Board's first meeting in D.C. and Maryland, the five priorities, three new appointed board members, and where and when the next board meeting will take place. Enjoy the photos of the Fall Board meeting here!
Pittsburgh, PA – Kenneth DeHaan, a deaf movie fan from Pittsburgh, filed suit today against Cleveland Cinemas, LLC and Soffer Organization for refusing to provide captioning for deaf individuals at the SouthSide Works cinema in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. DeHaan made multiple requests that the Southside Works theater, the theater closest to his home, come into compliance with federal law and provide full and equal access for movie buffs who are deaf.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is excited to announce the completion of its Board of Directors for 2016-2018 with the appointment of three new members. Joining the Board Members from #NAD2016, we are delighted to welcome Lisa Furr as the new Region IV Board Member, and Alicia Lane-Outlaw and Meena Mann as Appointed Board Members.