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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Currently Ongoing

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Find out your family’s health history by participating in DNA genetic testing and research! UCLA invites 18+ year old deaf and hard of hearing sign language users who have access to the Internet to join a research study and learn why family health information is important. All that is required is that the person go online, anywhere and anytime. If you qualify for the study and are asked to participate, you will receive a $40 gift card for your time. Questions? Contact 310-954-9031 VP or 
deafgenetics@mednet.ucla.edu.

July

Colon CancerCal Health Wkshp
Saturday, July 26
10-11:30 a.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
The workshop will be in American Sign Language and if you need other accommodations, please contact Sal Pineda at 323-892-2220 VP or spineda@gladinc.org 10 days in advance.

August

Healthy NutritionCal Health Wkshp
Saturday, August 2
10-11:30 a.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
The workshop will be in American Sign Language and if you need other accommodations, please contact Sal Pineda at 323-892-2220 VP or spineda@gladinc.org 10 days in advance.

Summer Car Show & Bazaar GLAD Yard Sale - August 9, 2014Flyer BKFlyer FT edited
Saturday, August 9
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Admission Fee: $1 per person
Fee to display your motorcycle: $5
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Fee to display your car/truck: $10
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Booth fee: $15
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GLAD will be having a Summer car show showcasing classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! Come view vehicles that have been restored and proudly displayed. If you are interested in displaying your vehicle or having a booth at the event, please click on the PayPal button to reserve  your space. For more information, click on the flyer picture (front and back) to the right.
As you do your Spring cleaning and there are unused or gently used items that you plan on getting rid of, keep a thought towards donating them to GLAD to sell in our Summer Yard Sale with proceeds going towards Domestic Violence services for survivors. Please drop off your donations between July 28 – August 8 during business hours. Early drop-offs will not be accepted. If you plan on donating large items such as furniture, please contact Rafif Gerrard first at 323-892-2312 VP or rgerrard@gladinc.org.

Blood PressureCal Health Wkshp
Saturday, August 16
10-11:30 a.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
The workshop will be in American Sign Language and if you need other accommodations, please contact Sal Pineda at 323-892-2220 VP or spineda@gladinc.org 10 days in advance.

September

Fall 2014 ASL flyer FINAL 6-27-14 Fall American Sign Language Classes
10-weeks, non-credit
September-November
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
ASL I: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., September 10-November 12
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ASL I: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, September 13-November 15
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ASL II:Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, September 13-November 15
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Registration fee: $60
Registration deadline: Friday, September 5 (Pay online, call 323-478-8000 V/TTY or email frontdesk@gladinc.org to register.)
Required book for class: Signing Naturally

DEAFestival Los Angeles
Saturday, September 27
Los Angeles City Hall

October

12th Annual GLAD Benefit on FantaSea One YachtGladOctEvent2
Sunday, October 5
9 a.m.-Noon
Tickets: $150
Brunch Buffet
Boarding begins at 8:30 a.m.
Yacht leaves the dock at 9 a.m.
Yacht returns to dock at 12 p.m.
13509 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Parking: Free (Dock 52)

November

MATA Expo
Saturday, November 8
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802

Minimum sponsorship of $250 per event (*with the exception of GLAD’s Annual Benefit). *GLAD Benefit Event sponsorships begin at $2,500 ($15,000 for Title Sponsor).

Community Information


Visit See What I’m Saying to
find out where the movie is showing in theaters, buy the DVD and sign up for their newsletter!Theatrical TrailerWorld Premiere Video


Eyes of Deafness: Photography by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults Photography Book This book showcases photographs taken by deaf and hard of hearing adults and attempts to show how the world is seen through their eyes. Profits from the book sales will go to interpreting services for drug and alcohol rehabilitation meetings.


Visual Communication Center Open
GLAD’s Visual Communication Center, located near the main entrance, is open for anyone to use for free during our business hours, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. excluding holidays and office closures. To view pictures of the Visual Communication Center grand opening, visit Michael Newman Photography. Pictures available for purchase. Michael Newman Photography – (626) 441-6920 Office – (323) 459-5523 Cell – newmanphoto1@gmail.com


Framed Photographs by Tom Willard
View framed photographs taken by Tom Willard in GLAD’s brand-new Visual Communication Center! All framed photographs are available for purchase and proceeds go towards the Marcella M. Meyer Scholarship Foundation. A few of the available pictures are shown above.


Visit the Community Corner at Eagle Rock Plaza and view GLAD on display!
2700 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(Next to Daniel’s Jewelers)

*Please click on the Contact Us page for all holiday closings. Keep an eye on this page for updated or new event listings! For more information about any GLAD event, e-mail info@gladinc.org or call (323) 478-8000 Voice/TTY, (323) 892-2225 Videophone.

For information about other community events, visit our outreach office websites: BGLAD, CODIE, OCDEAF, and TCGLAD as well as our sister agencies: DCARA, DCSSD, DHHSC and NORCAL.

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