Short Survey Helps HEARD and Deaf Inmates

By BitcoDavid The Internet has been a huge boon to the Deaf Community, and it can be leveraged into a great asset for Deaf inmates as well. One major problem facing the Deaf in prison, is access to telecommunications. There are numerous factors that go into this problem. Numbering among them are, time required to […]

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H.E.A.R.D. Public Meeting Event Next Week

By BitcoDavid Interns will present on their projects involving deaf possibly wrongfully convicted individuals, deaf prisoners & about lobbying the FCC for telecommunication access equality. Guest organizations: Council for Court Excellence & the Corrections Information Council We will be in the Library–>LCB112 There are shuttles to/from NoMa and Union Station Metros to Gallaudet University Campus: […]

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FCC to Hear Case on Deaf Telephone Rate Inequity

By BitcoDavid The following announcement and the associated PDF embed are courtesy of H.E.A.R.D. Deaf Community members & Allies should submit comments to the FCC by March 25, 2013. On December 28, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to address the long-standing issue of high prison telephone rates.  Hearing […]

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