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Upcoming Events & Workshops

January 2015

Cal MediConnect PresentationCal MediConnect Presentation
Thursday, January 29
5-7 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
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Do you have Medicare and Medi-Cal or just Medi-Cal? Did you receive a blue envelope in the mail? Attend this presentation to learn about California’s new health plans! Representatives from Care 1st Health Plan, CareMore, HealthNet, L.A. Care Health Plan, and Molina Healthcare will present about the Coordinated Care Initiative and Cal MediConnect. The presentation will be in spoken English with ASL Interpreters and CART services. A light meal will be provided and free giveaways!


Got Questions About Your Income Taxes?!tax help
Thursday, February 5
5-6 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
How to maximize your refund and avoid owing taxes? This workshop informs how current laws have changed and will impact your taxes and what you can do on your taxes! Presentation will be in American Sign Language. For other accommodations, contact GLAD 5 days in advance.

2015 VITA FlyerFREE Income Tax Preparation Service (for low income individuals and families)
Click on the title link for a full list of what to bring.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
To make an appointment, see us in person at GLAD or call us at 323-892-2221 VP or 323-550-4273 TTY. The dates available for tax preparation service are as follows:
Monday, February 23
Saturday, February 28
Thursday, March 12
Monday, March 16
Monday, April 13


Diabetic Workshop March 2015 Diabetes Prevention and Control Workshop
Friday, March 13
1:30-3 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Learn the warning signs of diabetes, what to do and how to live better with diabetes. Presented in American Sign Language by Sal Pineda, GLAD Health Department Case Manager. For other accommodations, call 323-892-2312 VP or email at least 10 days in advance.

Spring American Sign Language Classes
10-week Non-Credit ClassesSpring 2015 ASL flyer FINAL 1-12-15
Registration fee: $60
Pay online here via PayPal or in person at GLAD’s front desk.
Required book: “Signing Naturally Student Workbook” appropriate for your class level (available for purchase via or other vendors)
Call 323-478-8000 V/TTY, 323-892-2225 VP  or email for more information.
ASL 1: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., March 4-May 6
ASL 1: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-Noon, March 7-May 9
ASL 2: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-Noon, March 7-May 9


Deaf Women’s Day
Saturday, April 11
1-6 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Free admission
Estee Lauder will provide skin care and make-up 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 or 323-892-2222 VP.

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 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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