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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Self-Employment and Tax Fundamentals for Interpreters

Self-Employment and Tax Fundamentals for Interpreters Brochure
Saturday, March 28
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
0.45 CEUs
LIFESIGNS, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Registration fee: $60 (Lunch included)
Register here: http://www.lifesignsinc.org/
Presenter: Arlene Narvaez (CI, CT)
“The only guarantees in an Interpreter’s life are taxes and CEUs.” Arlene Narvaez, a trilingual interpreter who works in the community, VRS and VRI and with a degree in finance and 12+ years’ experience as a California Registered Tax Preparer, will discuss how being an independent contractor will need to know how to handle various tax issues.

Marriage Equality and PrEP Workshop


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Saturday, April 4
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Hollywood, CA 90038
Each workshop will be interpreted in ASL.
Marriage Equality: Questions about legal changes, impact on benefits, immigration, divorce, medical decisions and more.
PrEP: Questions about using PrEP, whether it is a vaccine, how it works, and where you can get it.
For more information, contact Gabriel Lindeman at glindeman@gladinc.org or 323-892-2225.

Deaf Women’s Day


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Saturday, April 11
1-6 p.m.
To have a booth at the event, a non-refundable $15 fee  is required.
Pay online to reserve a booth: btn_paynow_SM
Estee Lauder will provide skincare and makeup sessions for all attendees! There will also be fashion style tips, booths, HIV workshop and refreshments. RSVP recommended by Friday, April 3! Contact Jennifer Choi at jchoi@gladinc.org or 323-892-2222 VP.

The House Across the Street – Red Carpet Premiere


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Saturday, April 18
Guest Arrival: 3:30 p.m.
Media Walk: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Movie Premiere: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Q & A: 6:30-7:00 p.m.
*VIP Cocktail Party: 7:00-11:00 p.m. (*VIP ticket holders only; purchase your VIP ticket today!)
House Across the Street is the story of Amy who notices strange things happening at the house across from her. She is compelled to investigate, and the more she finds out, the closer she gets to the center of a horrific evil that threatens to tear apart the town. The writer, director and producer of this movie, Arthur Luhn is deaf. This english subtitled movie has sound, so bring your hearing friends and family along.
Click Here: Trailer
Click Here: Behind the Scenes
Movie Ticket: will only get to watch the movie and Q & A at The Montalbán.
VIP Ticket: will get to watch the movie, Q & A, and join the after movie party upstairs at The Montalbán for cocktails, soft drinks, and cold/hot appetizers; and get to meet the director and actors. (The interpreters will be provided at the event.)VIP tickets are limited so be sure to get yours today! If you’d like to purchase tickets without service fees, please order though the movie box office at this email address elf@themontalban.com
TICKETS
Early Bird Deal (ends on Sat, March 14 midnight)
One Movie Ticket ………$20
Two Movie Tickets ……. $30 (special deal: $15 each)
One VIP Ticket ….………$50
Two VIP Tickets ….…….$80 (special deal: $40 each)
After Early Bird Deal (starting on Sun, March 15)
One Movie Ticket ………$30
Two Movie Tickets …….$40 (special deal: $20 each)
One VIP Ticket …….…..$60
Two VIP Tickets ..…….$100 (special deal: $50 each)
Early Bird offer expires Saturday, March 14th @ midnight. For more information and purchase your ticket could be found at www.evelinagaina.com

DeafNation Expo


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Saturday, May 2
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fairplex – Building 7
1101 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
FREE Tickets on http://deafnation.com/dnexpo/pomona-ca/

GLAD Annual Brunch Benefit at the world-famous House of Blues!

Sunday, June 14
9 a.m.-noon
House of Blues, Sunset Strip
8430 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood CA 90069
Come celebrate with GLAD at the West Hollywood location of the world famous House of Blues before it closes on July 31, 2015. Enjoy their delicious Southern-style brunch menu while enjoying the music of Kirk Franklin’s gospel band, Firm Soundation!
More details to come…

Community Information


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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 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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