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For Immediate Release – February 12, 2015
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), a non-profit civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and VUDU, Inc., a wholly owned streaming entertainment subsidiary of Walmart, have reached an agreement for VUDU to caption 100% of programming content streamed through VUDU’s Video on Demand Service.
Are you interested in first-hand experience with government advocacy and legal activism at one of the most innovative law and advocacy centers in the country? Apply now to intern at the National Association of the Deaf Law and Advocacy Center this summer! You can get an NAD internship, thanks to the Nancy J. Bloch Leadership & Advocacy Scholarship stipend awards. The application deadline is February 20, 2015.
January 15, 2015, New York, New York –Mr. Larry Whitt of New York, New York filed a federal court complaint last Thursday against Prosper Funding, LLC, and Prosper Marketplace, Inc. (collectively “Prosper”), for refusing to accept calls placed through a Video Relay Service (VRS). Mr. Whitt called Prosper to clarify instructions about opening an account. When Prosper learned that Mr.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce that the NAD Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) will be from June 23 through July 20, 2015 at Camp Taloali, which features 111 acres of forested land located in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. This is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed, with all fun activities in the midst of trees and in sight of the mountains. Don't wait! Camper and staff applications are now online.