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Being Black and Deaf Today Panel

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event title and details with the Spectrum Center and MESA logos. No additional information.

Event title and details with the Spectrum Center and MESA logos. No additional information.There has been a noticeable increase in the interest to teach and learn American Sign Language among many populations in recent years. However, the people behind the language aren’t always given the spotlight. How much do you know about the various cultures of Deaf Americans? In this panel, we’re giving the spotlight to those at a specific intersection of being Black and Deaf by having three individuals share their stories, thoughts, and wisdom relating to a variety of topics. Join MESA and Spectrum in discussion with Neika White, Deidra Pelletier, and Virgil Moore.

As a bonus, all who attend will be entered into a drawing for a free 50th Anniversary Spectrum Center t-shirt!

Spectrum Center Event Accessibility Statement:
The Spectrum Center is dedicated to working towards offering equitable access to all of the events we organize. If you have an accessibility need you feel may not be automatically met at this event, there is space to report that in the registration, or you can fill out our Event Accessibility Form, found at http://bit.ly/SCaccess. You do not need to have a registered disability with the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) or identify as disabled to submit. Advance notice is necessary for some accommodations to be fully implemented, and we will always attempt to dismantle barriers as they are brought up to us. Any questions about accessibility at Spectrum Center events can be directed to spectrumcenter@umich.edu.

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Date:
April 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Website:
https://bit.ly/LGBTQ-UM-Events

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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map