RID Special Election Results


The RID has announced the results of the recently held special election for the positions of Secretary and Deaf Member-at-Large on the RID Board of Directors.

Here are the results:

For Secretary:
*Daryl Crouse 1243 (49.3%)
Jonathan Webb 785 (31.1%)
Caroline Bass 493 (19.6%)

For Deaf Member-at-Large:
*Priscilla Moyers 1436 (57.0%)
Branton Stewart 1085 (43.0%)

The voting began on January 1, 2014, and ended at 11:59pm EST, January 31, 2014.

Here is their signed video announcement:

Workshop Jan 23-25, Los Angeles


Below is a link to a flyer for an upcoming workshop in the Southern California Region:

SCRID presents “Legal Interpreting While Understanding Perceptions & Perspectives” presented by Kayelle Morgan & Tiffany Green on January 23-25, 2014

http://scrid.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Legal-Workshop-Flyer.pdf

WithOutWalls 2013 Festival


For our friends in the San Diego, CA region:

The La Jolla Playhouse and DonorNation present WOW – WithOutWalls 2013 Festival

There are a number of related events taking place this Thursday – Sunday many of which are free!

For more information, visit http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/wowfestival/mass-creativity-day

Free ASL Children’s Storytime


For our friends in the Boise, ID region:

Did you know there is a FREE ASL children’s story time event each month? It takes place on the fourth Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM and is open to everyone of all ages.

The event is hosted by ASL Expressions at the following location:

1843 N. Wildwood Street
Boise, ID 83713

For more information, visit: http://www.aslexpressions.com/

Announcement: A ONE DEAF-WOMAN SHOW IN COLORADO


 A NIGHT of Improv with Trix Bruce: “WHOSE ASL IS IT?”

You’ve heard of the TV Show “Whose line is it anyway?” right?  Now, it’s coming to a stage near you, only this time it’s in ASL!  With no practice, no preparation, using different ideas from the audience, and using people from audience, Trix will captivate you with her impromptu mode of “ASL-libing” and a night of hearty laughter!

April 11-12, 2013
6:30 pm
 

Location: CSDB Gottlieb Building
At Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
33 North Institute Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Admission:

$ 5.00/person          
$15.00/family
 
Purchase tickets at the CSDB Administration Building Front Desk OR
Mail to : CSDB~ Diane Covington~ 33 North Institute Street~ Colorado Springs, CO~ 80903

RID CEUs available

Patricia (“Trix”) Bruce, who is Deaf, delightful and dynamic, is an extraordinary performing artist with a spirited audience-participation entertainment style. Drawing on her background in American Sign Language (ASL) Linguistics and a life of travel and adventure, Trix excels in hilarious true-to-life storytelling and impromptu, interactive ASL artistry. Diverse interests from business to stage performance led Trix to entrepreneurial success as an instructional presenter and sought-after entertainer. Trix is also an approved sponsor for the RID Certificate Maintenance Program. Enthusiastic audiences all across America celebrate Trix Bruce! To learn more about Trix Bruce, check out her website … www.trixbruce.com

Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching


Announcement from Paulette Sottak, SD ASLTA President:


Flavia Fleischer, the daughter of Dr Larry Fleischer (may he rest in peace) is coming in town – SAN DIEGO – to give the workshop on “Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching” on Sat., April 6 at Moores UCSD Cancer Center. San Diego American Sign Language Teachers Association (SD ASLTA) is very excited to have her and her amazing knowledge to be shared with us! Please join us to welcome her for the day. If you can’t, be my guest to pass the flyer along to others whom you thought may be interested. Thanks!

Paulette Sottak, SD ASLTA President

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