Deaf Awareness Month | September 1-30, 2021

Follow #GLADlyDeaf through the month of September as we celebrate Deaf Awareness Month with our deaf* communities!
 
**When we use “deaf”, GLAD refers to all deaf people, including those who are deafblind, deaf disabled, and hard of hearing.
 
Video Description:
(Teal and magenta gradient background. GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD, LifeSigns, and GLAD-EDD logos) invites you to join us in celebrating Deaf Awareness Month
 

September 1

Light blue and blue gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with TCGLAD logo and “Ginny Nyholm. Community Advocate”. In center, image of person in purple smiling. Below image, text box: “As long as we have deaf people on earth, we will have signs. – George Veditz.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 2

Teal and magenta gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with GLAD logo and “Amalia Davilla Family Outreach Advocate.” In center, image of person in black shirt smiling. Below image, text box: “Deafness is a cultured identity, not merely a matter of hearing loss!”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 3

“The deaf community is hungry to see itself in the most positive way.” – In Memory of Lupe Ontiveros

Green and Gold gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with Center On Deafness Inland Empire logo and Deborah Cole, Community Advocate. In center, video of person in white shirt signing a quote. Below video, “The deaf community is hungry to see itself in the most positive way.” – In Memory of Lupe Ontiveros.

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #deafawarenessmonth2021
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September 6

Yellow and semi-dark yellow gradient background. In top left, sign named Franca Marquette, Community Advocate, image of Franca with short dirty blonde hair, eyeglasses and smile. Image Text Box: What does an ally mean to me? “As the hearing parent of a Deaf daughter, I know what she is capable of. Watch out folks… Deaf CAN and WILL!”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #deafawarenessmonth2021

September 7

Gold and teal gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with GLAD-EDD logos and “Shannon McCroskey. Job Placement Specialist”. In center, image of person in black shirt smiling. Below image, text box: “I am defined by my character, not by my deafness.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 8

Green and Gold gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with Center On Deafness Inland Empire logo and Gloria Moriarty, Lead Advocate. In center, video of person in white shirt signing a quote. Below video, “Once you understand and appreciate Deaf Culture and different languages, then you can connect with us more.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 9

Light and dark orange gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with OC DEAF logo and Lizbeth Reynoso Administrative Assistant. In center, image of person in black shirt smiling. Below image, text box: “It would be nice for all to take basic ASL to be able to communicate with us. A ‘Hello’ or ‘How are you’ would brighten my day.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 10

Green and Gold gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with [CODIE] logo and “Richard Vanover, DeafBlilnd Advocate”. In center, video of person in black shirt signing a quote. Below video, “ASL is a true language.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 13

Light blue and teal gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with LIFESIGNS logo and Denise Galvan, Interpreter Referral. In center, image of person in black shirt smiling. Below image, text box: “Hearing allies can show up for Deaf communities by not only recognizing but also advocating and educating people who lack awareness.”

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 14

Teal and magenta gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with GLAD logo and “Jory Pedersen, Community Advocate”. In center, video of person in black shirt signing a quote outside under a tree. Below video, “I’m proud to come from a four-generation Deaf family. My sense of identity is rooted in being Deaf.”

At bottom, # GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 16

Green and gold gradient background. In top left, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top right, white box with CODIE logo and Guy Gomez, HOH/LD Advocate. In center, video of person in black polo shirt with CODIE logo on the top right signing a quote. Below video, “Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened Community are always part of the Deaf Community”.

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

September 17

Light blue and blue gradient background. In top right, GLAD, OCDEAF, CODIE, TCGLAD, BGLAD logos. In top left, white box with TCGLAD logo and “Ricardo Nino. Community Outreach”. In center, image of person in black shirt and smiling. Below image, text box: “The Deaf believe there is nothing wrong. The hearing believe something needs to be fixed – Anonymous”.

At bottom, #GLADlyDeaf #DeafAwarenessMonth2021

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