2012 Southern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference

The 2012 Southern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference "Reconnect, Refocus, Recharge" is this weekend! The conference will be held at Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport North, 3437 Bobby Brown Parkway, East Point, GA 30344 on August 10 and 11, 2012. Conference schedule: Friday August 10, 2012 Workshop: Diabetes: What You Need to Know, 3:30pm – 5:00pm: Welcome... Read More »

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Welcome Back, Columbus Black Deaf Advocates!

NBDA is pleased to announce the reactivation of the Columbus Black Deaf Advocates chapter! Thanks to the hard working efforts of Columbus BDA members in collaboration with Midwestern Representative Dale Moore on bringing the chapter back to the city of Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Black Deaf Advocates was established as the 20th Chapter under the auspices of National Black... Read More »

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Congratulations to the Newly Elected Representatives & Board Members

The newly elected Regional Representatives & Board Members for the respective regions: Kimberly Lucas (New York) of Eastern Region, Patrick Robinson (Alabama) of Southern Region, Tanya Brown (Louisiana) of Southwestern Region. The following members are elected as Alternate Representatives: Patrice Creamer (New York), Martina Moore-Reid (North Carolina) and Joseph Perrodin... Read More »

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2012 Regional Conferences Photos Now Available Online

The four 2012 NBDA Regional Conferences concluded on August 12, 2012. Photos are now available on NBDA's Flickr site for viewing.  Visit NBDA's Flickr Photostream Photos for the following regional conferences held: Eastern Regional BDA Conference (South Plainfield, NJ) on July 13-15, 2012 Midwestern Regional BDA Conference (Cleveland, OH) on July 27-29, 2012... Read More »

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NBDA Statement on Investigation into Battery and Arrest of Lashonn White

National Black Deaf Advocates, Inc. makes the public statement on the investigation into the battery and arrest of Lashonn White in Tacoma, WA on April 6, 2012. Ms. White claimed on August 5, 2012 that she was tased and arrested by the very police she called for help. Enclosed in the statement is the letter that was sent to the Tacoma Police Department. NBDA Statement... Read More »

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“The Journey To Becoming the Ultimate CDI” hosted by NAOBI-DC

The National Alliance of Black Interpreters - DC Chapter (NAOBI-DC) is hosting “The Journey To Becoming the Ultimate CDI” on September 29, 2012 (part 1) and October 27, 2012 (part 2) at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. This training workshop is intended for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals who are interested in becoming a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI).  ... Read More »

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NBDA Sends Letter to Arkansas Governor’s Office Over Unqualified Interpreter

National Black Deaf Advocates, Inc. sends a letter to the State of Arkansas Governor's Office with carbon copy to the Arkansas State elected and appointed officials in response to the matter of hiring and using a non-qualified sign language interpreter at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services on behalf of the deaf community and in supporting the professional interpreting... Read More »

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Former NBDA President Works With County Sheriff To Offer Better Communication

Former NBDA President (2009-'11) Ernest E. Garrett III, who is the current Executive Director of the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, works with the Missouri's Cole County Sheriff to offer better communication to the Deaf and hard of hearing community. External News Link KOMU 8 ( Cole County Sheriff Offers Better Communication Kari... Read More »

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Washington Post: Sign language that African Americans use is different from that of whites

The Washington Post publishes an article about the sign language African-Americans use. Gallaudet University professors Dr. Carolyn McCaskill and Dr. Ceil Lucas and 2011 Collegiate Black Deaf Student Leadership Institute (CBDSLI) participants Mercedes Hunter and Teraca Florence are featured in this article. The article also notes last year's publication of “The Hidden... Read More »

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NBDA 30th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Click here to view the Flyer Celebrating A Legacy...NBDA’s 30 Years of Advocacy November 10, 2012 ~ 7pm - 1am Holiday Inn Inner Harbor ~ 301 W. Lombard St. ~ Baltimore, MD 21201 Official Sponsors Purple Communications William T. Merritt President/CEO National Black United Fund Evon Black Warren "Wawa" Snipe Celebration Features: Buffet Dinner... Read More »

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