On May 24, 2021, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (“DHHBA”) joined with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (“ASAN”) , the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) , and thirty-two other advocacy organizations to file an amicus brief encouraging broad enforcement of civil rights laws protecting people from discrimination
DHHBA frequently receives requests to publish or sign on to position statements or advocacy letters, author or sign on to amicus briefs, submit rulemaking petitions or comments, and participate in legal advocacy and/or litigation. DAs a result, DHHBA has established the following process to request DHHBA participation: (1) Please review
A year into the global pandemic, as the world adapts to new ways of living and working, deaf and hard of hearing professionals face new communication challenges where many of the tried and true communication strategies are no longer as effective. However, rather than to write these strategies off as
We are looking for an experienced logo designer who is deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, or otherwise has hearing loss to design a logo for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). We need two versions of the logo – one in black and white, and one in
Jefferson Cano, a minority-owned law firm in San Antonio, Texas, recently made a generous donation to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). Their donation will enable DHHBA to host several webinars with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services provided. Faye Kuo,
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) recently proposed that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopt a rule change that would require all companies listed on Nasdaq’s U.S. stock exchange to publicly disclose diversity statistics of their board of directors. However, disability is not included in these diversity statistics.
Members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) recently elected a new Board of Directors to serve two-year terms starting on January 1, 2021 pursuant to the DHHBA Bylaws. The new DHHBA Board consists of two federal government attorneys, one state government attorney, one federal government paralegal,
Today, as part of GivingTuesday, Facebook is matching up to $7 million in donations made to nonprofit organizations including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). Please consider supporting DHHBA by making a GivingTuesday donation at https://www.facebook.com/donate/1296321767389349/2855637997872989. Whether it is $1 or $100, your donation will significantly contribute
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The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) is pleased to announce its inaugural webinar! The Judges’ Panel webinar will consist of five deaf and hard of hearing individuals whose experiences span the career of judges: from the application process; to judgeship; to retirement. CART and ASL interpretation will