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News Flash: ZVRS closes their call center in Salem effectively on Dec 31st.

More information is forthcoming when it become available. 

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OSDAA Board Meeting on Dec 2nd

Posted on November 28, 2017

December 2, 2017
9:30 - 2:30
OSDAA Office - Kuenzi Hall
We encourage alumns and their family/friends to come and join us. We will continue with dusting and detail-cleaning the museum, office, and archives room. See you there!

For more information - osd1870@gmail.com 

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Camp Hands Up in WA - Registration Now Open

Posted on November 28, 2017


Hello Deaf, Hard of Hearing, CODA, and community!

I have a good news that the Camp Hands Up restored. The camp will begin in summer 2018! The kids will love the camp. More FUN!!!! More information released on September 1st.

The camp founded in 2003 and held in Dayton, Washington. This summer will be held in Packwood Station, Packwood, WA.

Registration is open.
Cost: $200 (full payment) or $100 deposit (half payment)
Available: registration online (see official website) or need a from (please contact to the camp director)

Facebook Page - Camp...
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This is Lisa Guerra and I'm the Community Engagement Coordinator at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC). 

Engage for Change | local is a nation-wide project under NDC and we recently finished our first year with six cities. The first year was a success and we look forward to Year 2 with new cities!

For Portland, Oregon, we would love to ask you to consider applying for Engage for Change to take place in your local area. If you feel there is someone else we should reach out in the area to apply, please do send us a reference with their contact information....
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Community Cantata Choir

Posted on November 27, 2017


31st Annual Cantata Choir

ASL Interpreted offered in ALL programs

We are excited to announce that our schedule is now confirmed for the 2017 season. A total of ten presentations are scheduled throughout Yamhill county and the surrounding area. We look forward to seeing you at one of the presentations. The schedule is shown below, with links for driving directions.

A free will offering will be taken at the end of each presentation. All proceeds from the offering are donated to the local food bank.

Please join us as we celebrate the...
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Deaf Spotlight's Deaf PNW Artists Exhibition

Posted on November 26, 2017

Dear Community,
I am writing to share exciting news about Deaf Spotlight's Deaf PNW Artists Exhibition.
We are seeking artwork by Deaf and DeafBlind artists who reside in the Pacific Northwest. Here is the guidelines on how to submit your work. 
The art submission poster is attached. Please circulate with your community about this exciting opportunity. 
Thank you for your time.  
Any questions, email me. 
Kellie Martin
Co-Lead, PNW...
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"Immigrants & Refugees with Disabilities"
Dis/Representation: Evolving Disability Conversations

Portland Immigrants and Refugees with disabilities Saara Hirsi and Abdi Mohamed will lead our November discussion. They will address systemic issues of Isolation, Employment, and Education faced by refugees with disabilities.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Portland Community College Cascade Campus
Cascade Hall Room 209
(Please note, this is a different room than our October event)

705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217...
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OR-ASLTA General and Election Meeting Dec 2nd

Posted on November 24, 2017

Greetings Everyone!
This is a gentle reminder email to mark December 2nd for the ORASLTA General Meeting / Election and workshop.
Portland Community College
Sylvania Campus
12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
Building TCB
Room 212
Saturday, December 2nd
General Meeting / Election:       10am - 12pm
Lunch                                         12pm - 1pm
Workshop:                                  1pm - 3pm

Please visit our new website at www.oraslta....
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ROSEBURG, Ore. -- On Wednesday, Dec. 6, a broad-based committee will meet in Roseburg to discuss forestland smoke.

The Smoke Management Program Review Committee will continue its task of recommending improvements for how the state can use controlled burns to improve forest health and protect nearby residents from wildfire while minimizing smoke impacts on communities to protect public health.

The public is invited to attend.

The meeting will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with an opportunity for public comment during the noon...
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Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran is hosting a community listening session on mental health. If you care about accessible, effective mental health care, consider attending! You can also provide online input via the RSVP form.

[Special note: If you are interested in participating and please contact them directly to request for reasonable accommodation]

Event Announcement: https://multco.us/commissioner-meieran/events/2017/12/12/community-liste......
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