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Save the Date - 2013 NBDA Conference at New Orleans, LA

The 2013 NBDA National Conference will be held on July 30-August 4, 2013 at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. More information will be forthcoming.  Read More »

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NBDA Officer Advocated for Overdue Diplomas After 60 Years Injustice

NBDA Secretary Sharon White, also president of the Kentucky Association of the Deaf, advocated on behalf of the former Kentucky School for the Deaf black students from 1930 to 1955 to receive their overdue diplomas once denied to them because of the color of their skin. As a result of her advocacy efforts, Sharon was the recipient of the Leadership Award at the Kentucky... Read More »

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NBDA Participated in the Child First Education Campaign

NBDA appointed Dr. Elizabeth Moore and Ernest E. Garrett to represent the needs and interests of Black Deaf children and youth at the Child First Education Campaign that was held on February 10-12, 2012 on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. The Child First Education Campaign, a joint effort of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and the... Read More »

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NBDA Files Consumer Groups Comments on VRS Reform

NBDA, as a member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Advocacy Network (DHHCAN), files the Consumer Groups comments in the matter of structure and practices of the Video Relay Service (VRS) Program. To see a copy of the comments, please click this document. Read More »

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NBDA featured in the Maryland Bulletin

The Maryland Bulletin, a publication of the Maryland School for the Deaf, published two articles about NBDA: NBDA's financial contribution towards the final printing of the publication entitled Beginning of a Legacy: History of the Maryland School for the Colored Deaf: 1872-1956. The article also discusses two living former students of the Maryland School for the... Read More »

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NBDA at the 2012 National Association of the Deaf Conference

NBDA Board of Directors and Executive Board are delighted to be involved with the 51st Biennial National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference in Louisville, KY on July 3-7, 2012. For more information about the 2012 NAD Conference, visit www.nad.org/louisville. Below are the following activities NBDA officers and board members are scheduled to be involved at the... Read More »

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2012 Eastern Regional BDA Conference

The 2012 Eastern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference is this weekend! The conference will be held at Holiday Inn, 4701 Stelton Road, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 on July 13 and 14, 2012. Conference schedule:  Friday July 13, 2012 Welcome Reception, 7pm - 8:30pm Aunt Martha and Friends performance by Laurene E. Simms, 8:30pm - 10pm Saturday July 14, 2012 ... Read More »

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Job Opportunity: Development Specialist at Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University's Office of Development is seeking applicants for the Development Specialist position. Position Description: This position coordinates and provides support for staff involved in development activities; supports the implementation of special events; actively engages in donor visits and solicitations, assists in donor relations, including preparation of... Read More »

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2012 Midwestern Regional BDA Conference

The 2012 Midwestern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference "Bridging the Generational Gap" is fast approaching! The conference will be held at Crowne Plaza - Cleveland Airport, 7230 Engle Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 on July 27 and 28, 2012. Conference schedule: Cleveland Black Deaf Advocates proudly presents Kambri Crews, Celebrated Author & Daughter of Deaf... Read More »

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Celebrated Author Kambri Crews to Speak & Sign Books at Midwestern Regional BDA Conference

Cleveland Black Deaf Advocates proudly presents: Kambri Crews, Celebrated Author & Daughter of Deaf Parents Banquet Speaker at Midwestern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference on Saturday, July 28, 2012 Kambri Crews always knew that her childhood was unusual - she spent most of it in a tin shack deep in the dense woods of rural Texas with her deaf parents, wishing... Read More »

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