We are excited to announce that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA, deafbar.org) has launched our own YouTube Channel! It will feature DHHBA blog posts and announcements that will be translated into accessible videos with captions, transcripts, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. Please subscribe to the DHHBA YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCENCN3RVD5q3IoZgk7MJPFQ. Click the notification bell to

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA, deafbar.org) recognizes and thanks the donors who made Giving Tuesday donations to DHHBA on Tuesday November 30, 2021. Thanks to our donors, our Giving Tuesday fundraiser on Facebook was a success! Your donations, matched by Facebook, will advance our advocacy, accessibility, and outreach efforts on behalf of our members and the

Today, as part of Giving Tuesday, Facebook will match up to $8 million in donations made to nonprofit organizations including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA, deafbar.org). DHHBA is a 100% volunteer-operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with limited funds. DHHBA has no paid staff and depends on membership dues, donations, sponsorships, and fundraisers. Please support DHHBA by making a

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) merchandise is available for purchase and features DHHBA’s logos, one in navy blue and orange, and one in white and orange. Order DHHBA merchandise with DHHBA’s navy blue and orange logo at https://www.bonfire.com/dhhba1. Order DHHBA merchandise with DHHBA’s white and orange logo at https://www.bonfire.com/dhhba2 . All profits will fund DHHBA’s advocacy, accessibility,

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) is thrilled to reveal our new logo. We also redesigned our website and we hope you’ll take a look at www.deafbar.org . As we mature as an organization and advance our advocacy efforts on behalf of our members, we wanted to grow our brand and recognition. A new logo cultivates our

In celebration of the 76th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) will present a one-hour webinar featuring three deaf and hard of hearing attorneys, ranging from newly-minted to seasoned, who will share their experiences on using their influence within their own workplaces to generate opportunities and to support fellow deaf

On May 24, 2021, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (“DHHBA”) joined with the  Autistic Self Advocacy Network (“ASAN”) , the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) , and thirty-two other advocacy organizations to file an amicus brief encouraging broad enforcement of civil rights laws protecting people from discrimination based on disability, race, religion, and sex.  Click here to

DHHBA frequently receives requests to publish or sign on to position statements or advocacy letters, author or sign on to amicus briefs, submit rulemaking petitions or comments, and participate in legal advocacy and/or litigation. DAs a result, DHHBA has established the following process to request DHHBA participation: (1) Please review the following criteria that must be met for DHHBA participation:

A year into the global pandemic, as the world adapts to new ways of living and working, deaf and hard of hearing professionals face new communication challenges where many of the tried and true communication strategies are no longer as effective. However, rather than to write these strategies off as outdated, the opportunity may be in leveling up those strategies