CAD President Report 2013-15

CAD President Report 2013-15 September 27, 2015  Dear Deaf Californians, CAD’s Nonprofit Status Restored During past two years, CAD Board of Directors have worked hard to restore CAD’s nonprofit status. For a while there was a discussion about whether CAD should be saved We opted to save it because of its rich history- nearly 110…

California Association of the Deaf Board members 2015-17

California Association of the Deaf Board members 2015-17 Let’s welcome the new CAD Board members 2015-2017! President-  Julie Rems-Smario Vice  President-  Marla Hatrak Secretary-  Deanne Bray-Kotsur Treasurer-   Dodi Ellis Director of Membership-   Matthew Sampson Director at Large, Northern California- Shelley Ann Stout Director at Large, Southern California- Kavita Pipalia The outgoing Board members are Nancy…

SB 210 Update – Send Email to Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell Today!

Recently Julie Rems-Smario, current CAD President, sent a letter listed below to Patrick O’Donnell, chair of the Appropriations Committee, urging him to support SB 210. Please show your support by sending an email to Misty.feusahrens@asm.ca.gov. Please send your email today!     RE: SB 210 (Galgiani): Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing: Language Milestones – SUPPORT,…

Your Support Needed for SB 210!

Dear Deaf Californians and Allies,   Hello everyone!   Deaf children of California need your SUPPORT to end language deprivation.  SB 210 demands accountability for language acquisition.   SB 210 is CAD-sponsored bill to mandate language acquisition accountability for all Deaf children between the ages of 0 to 5 to make sure acquire language during…