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Upcoming Events & Workshops

 American Sign Language Classes

Fall 2015 ASL Flyer FINAL 6-19-15 FAll 2015 ASL screening FINAL 6-19-15
ASL I (Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)
Required Book: “Signing Naturally” 1-6
ASL I (Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon)
Required Book: “Learning American Sign Language” 1-2
ASL II (Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon)
Required Book: “Signing Naturally” 7-12
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Fee: $60 per person
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 11 (Pay online via PayPal button above or pay in person at GLAD’s front desk.)
These books can be found online at or other vendors.

Summer Yard Sale and Recycling Event

Saturday, August 8
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Accepting unused or gently used donations between June 1-August 6 for the yard sale and all proceeds will go towards GLAD’s Domestic Violence and Homeless program. For large donations and questions, please contact Rafif Gerrard at or 323-892-2312.
If you want to get rid of old electronics (monitors, televisions, computers, etc), cords, bring them to our recycling event on Saturday, August 8 from 10 am-2 pm!

DEAFestival Los Angeles

Saturday, October 3
Los Angeles City Hall
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Map & Directions
FREE Event


Saturday, November 14
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Parking: $10 per car
Tickets on sale soon!
Activities: Social Gatherings (with thousand of diverse attendees), Amazing Booths, ASL comedy shows and games, Fashion shows, Raffle prizes contest
More information – please visit MATA Expo at

Community Information

Visit See What I’m Saying to
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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.

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.

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).

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 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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