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DeafBlind Interpreter/Intervener job opening:

BRAINERD SCHOOLS is looking for a DB Interpreter/Intervener for the 20-21 School Year! Please apply if interested!

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*Non-Instructional Support Services
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Job Opening: Community Health Advocate

We have a unique opportunity for those who are passionate about public health and sexual/reproductive health! Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Program at Family Tree Clinic in St. Paul, Minnesota is expanding its health advocacy services! We are seeking for a community health advocate for our Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened communities in Minnesota! Full-time position. If you are interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Bethany Gehman (pronouns: she/her/hers), DDBHH Program Manager, at bgehman@familytreeclinic.org.

Check out the posting on our website for more info! 

Please share with your colleagues, students, friends, and families!





Support Charles Thompson Hall Fundraising Campaign

SAVE Thompson Hall Committee is running a fundraiser to raise money to make positive changes in our community. They are selling shirts and all funds will go to the Black Deaf Community (BDC).




To learn more about the fundraiser -https://www.facebook.com/groups/1608566809364034/permalink/2556673197886719/


Let’s show our support to the Black Deaf Community!




Sorenson Lifeline Connection Information

Sorenson Communications now is offering access to 988 direct-dialing to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and interpreting through a Sorenson Realy interpreter on ntouch devices. This is in response to the FCC order to all telecommunications providers to offer their customers accessto direct-dial 988 and connect to Lifeline.






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please put your full name, email address and for one year membership in note. One year membership is $10.00.

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 To find MADC minutes, go to the documents tab or click on this link:

 https://madc.wildapricot.org/documents


Secretary Vacancy - We are seeking people to be our Secretary. 

Link for the ASL vlog regarding the secretary vacancy. 

Jackie Correa-Alley, MADC President, is announcing the secretary position to be available.

MADC is announcing an open Board position and we are seeking a motivated person who is willing to commit for two years as Secretary for MADC. This position is crucial to the organization to fill this position as soon as possible.

The secretary role will be responsible for the following:

-Record all Businesses and Community meeting minutes.

-To maintain all official documents and videos.

-Communicate with the Treasurer to maintain membership.

-Handle correspondence with the MADC members, MN DDBHH communities and organizations/agencies.

-Maintain all MADC social media channels.

If you are interested in this position and you possess strong organization skills with the knowledge of file management and social media maintenance, please submit an email of interest at board@minndeaf.org. The application deadline is July 31, 2020.

Thank you,

Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens Board



Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in ASL


Please watch - COVID-19 in ASL

This video covers the basic information of the 2020 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

For more information on COVID-19 visit the Minnesota Department of Health's page on Coronavirus Disease 2019

ASL talent - James Paul Beldon III, Keystone Interpreting Solutions

Video Transcript -

Hello. This is a message from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Lately we’re hearing a lot about an outbreak associated with novel coronavirus. This outbreak started in China, and now has spread to other countries including the United States. The novel coronavirus causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. Symptoms of infection include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. While most people recover, it has led to serious illnesses and death in some cases.

Minnesota’s public health community is working hard to protect you, and we’re asking for your help by following the same precautions we all use to prevent colds and flu:

Wash your hands often and well with soap and water.

Cover your cough every time.

Stay home when you are sick.

Also, if you’ve recently traveled where novel coronavirus is spreading and have symptoms, be sure to call your doctor or health care provider to let them know of your symptoms and your travel history. They will work with you to assess your condition and take appropriate steps to get any needed treatment while limiting the risk of passing along an infection to others.

We are learning more about this outbreak and will share key information as it continues. You can stay up to date by visiting the Minnesota Department of Health’s website at health.state.mn.us.


 





For previous announcements, please go to the webpage "Past Announcements."

Get Involved

Joining an organization is a great way to make connections, discover new interests and skills, get involved with your community, and have fun!  MADC has committees looking to you to join or lead.  Contact the board at board@minndeaf.org to sign up today.

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Officers


Jackie Correa-Alley

President 

2019- 2021



Emily Smith-Lundberg

Vice-President

2019-2021


Vacant

Secretary

2019-2021

Karen Pugh

Treasurer

2019-2021



Our Mission

Preserve, protect, and promote American Sign Language and political, educational, economic, and social equality for Deaf Minnesotans.


PLEASE JOIN MADC!

Members of MADC are bonded together as they advocate for their peers and share their challenges and triumphs among one another. 

Joining MADC provides members with an advantage because they become informed members of their community.

Top four reasons to join MADC:

  • Advocate
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Community

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