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Upcoming Events & Workshops

World AIDS Day

Wednesday, December 2
4-8 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
On World AIDS Day, GLAD will display the Deaf National Quilt in remembrance of those who have passed from AIDS. Robert DeMayo, actor in the film, “See What I’m Saying”, will be our featured speaker! Remember and support people living with HIV/AIDS and learn how to protect yourself. There will be booths and fun activities for everyone! Refreshments will be provided. For more information, email or call 323-892-2222.

Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened (HH & LD) Open House


Friday, December 4
5-7 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Join us at GLAD’s Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened (HH&LD) program’s Open House and learn about the various technologies available including apps for cell phones (Android/iOS). Bernie Frazelle from General Technologies will bring alerting systems and assistive listening devices to demonstrate and you will be able to try them out! For more information, contact

Health and Wellness: Good for the Soul

Health and Wellness
Friday, December 11
3-5 p.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Presented in American Sign Language by Amanda G. Somdal, LCSW, topics will cover: what is therapy/counseling; facts and myths about therapy/counseling and a Q & A. For other accommodations, please contact GLAD at, 323-892-2225 VP or 323-478-8000 V/TTY. Light refreshments will be provided.

32nd Annual Children’s Holiday Celebration

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Sunday, December 12
Noon-4 p.m.
Occidental College’s Thorne Hall
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041
For children who are deaf, hard of hearing and KoDAs (kids of deaf adults) ages 10 and under.
Free admission! There will be entertainment, signing Santa, snacks and presents provided! This event will be in American Sign Language and voiced in English and Spanish.
Any questions, please contact or call 323-892-2312.

New Year’s Eve Party

Thursday, December 31
6 p.m.-1 a.m.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Ticket: $35 donation to GLAD by PayPal or by check. (Make the check out to GLAD and mail it to 2222 Laverna Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041.)
Join us for a New Year’s Eve Party at GLAD! From 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 31 until 1 a.m. on Friday, January 1, 2016, celebrate with friends and family while enjoying appetizers, drinks, desserts, champagne and entertainment. Questions? Contact

Community Information

Visit See What I’m Saying to
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.

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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