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Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association

GWADA OBJECTIVES

Be a resource for the education, social justice, civil advocacy, human rights of Asian/Pacific Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons and their families.

Promote educational programs, workshops and seminars for Asian Deaf/Hard of Hearing infants/children, their hearing parents, new Asian immigrants and the helping professionals who work with them.

Conduct and facilitate leadership/assertiveness training programs and self-esteem seminars for Asian Deaf/Hard of Hearing adults and their family members.

Educate the general public about the Asian cultural heritage as well as Asian Deaf culture.

To serve as an information clearinghouse on information about Asian Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing people.

Enhance the recognition and achievements of Asian Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing people, promoting ethnic/cultural identity and pride.

Award scholarships and stipends to outstanding Asian Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing students

Promote efficient fund-raising activities to accomplish the above-mentioned mission

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association shared their photo.4 weeks ago

Note: The deadline to sign up has been extended to April 8th!

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association4 weeks ago

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival/Workshop

** Sponsored by the Gallaudet Department of World Languages & Cultures **

Please join us to celebrate and experience Japanese culture. Snacks, games, and activities will be provided.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2 pm to 4 pm
SAC Multipurpose Room
Gallaudet University
(event will be followed by a GWADA general meeting at 4:30 pm)

Questions? Contact gwada.dmv@gmail.com

[Image description, clockwise from top-left:
(1) A Japanese woman gives a presentation in sign language. She has short hair. Behind her is an overhead display containing a 3x3 montage with diverse examples of Japanese cuisine.
(2) A black man wears a red robe with black trimming. He has a close-cropped beard and smiles as he grips a shinai, a bamboo sword used in kendo.
(3) A group of individuals sits around a white table, making colorful paper cranes. Two pairs of hands are captured in mid-sign.
(4) A person's hand is shown holding a large calligraphy brush, drawing characters in broad strokes on a piece of white paper with a green outline.]
Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association2 months ago

The Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association is recruiting members to participate in the 16th Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival on May 20-21, 2017. The festival will be held on the Potomac River near Georgetown. See the website for more details on festival as follows: http://www.dragonboatdc.com/

If you are interested, please email to gwada.dmv@gmail.com

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association

Greater Washington Asian Deaf Association added 138 new photos to the album: 2017 Rooster — at Silver Fountain.2 months ago

Lunar New Year

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