2020 Southwestern Regional BDA Conference

July 24-26, 2020
8th Biennial Southwestern Regional BDA Conference 
"20/20 Vision - The View From Here: Black and Deaf in America"
Duncanville, TX
Hosted by Dallas Black Deaf Advocates

Conference Venue
Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Duncanville
800 N. Main St
Duncanville, TX 75116

Conference offers vendor opportunities, a variety of workshops and a mix and mingle Gala (Black Tie Event) women dress in your finest gown and men in your finest suits. Join us as we come together having a clear vision of who we are as a deaf community.

Hilton Garden Inn has offered two standard room options at a discounted rate, be sure to contact the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Duncanville location, using "dbda conference 2020" code for discounted rates. All hotel reservations must be made on or before July 5, 2020. No shuttle options are made through the hotel or Dallas Black Deaf Advocates chapter. Uber and Lyft options are available to meet your transportation needs.

*No childcare will be provided. Children 3 and up will require a purchase ticket to attend Gala event. Children 10 and up will require a purchase ticket to attend workshops.*

Conference Registration: Southwestern Regional BDA 2020


Southwestern Regional Conferences Location & Theme History

  • 2018 - New Orleans, LA - 7th Biennial "Discovering the Treasure of Black Deaf Leadership"
  • 2016 - Little Rock, AR - 6th Biennial "Together We Can Rise to A Higher Level''
  • 2014 - Houston, TX - 5th Biennial "Iparabo: Come Together As One"
  • 2012 - Dallas, TX - 4th Biennial "Let’s Get Our Shine On"
  • 2010 - New Orleans, LA - 3rd Biennial "Cultivating the Mind, Energizing the Spirit, and Progressing the People within the African American Deaf Community"
  • 2008 - Little Rock, AR - 2nd Biennial "Empowering Our Black Deaf Community"
  • 2006 - Houston, TX - 1st Biennial  "UJIMA: Strengthening Our Deaf Community Through Collective Work and Responsibility"

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