2013 NBDA Conference Theme Announced!

We are pleased to announce the chosen theme for the 2013 NBDA Conference in New Orleans, LA. Please view the short clip to find out!  Aiming for Greater Excellence! Unity: Aim to Get Together Role Models: Aim to Emulate Leadership: Aim to Guide Education: Aim to Promote Visit Read More »

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Job Opportunities at Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University seeks progressive and dynamic leaders to fill these positions: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean of the School of Education, Business, and Human Services (SEBHS) Associate Provost for Research/Dean of Graduate School, Continuing Studies, Outreach, and International Programs Deadline for applications is September 14,... Read More »

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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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