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FCC LAUNCHES DIRECT VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR CONSUMERS WHO ARE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

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“It Will Save Lives”: Text to 911 Urged

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GLAD AND DRLC SUES CITY OF HAWTHORNE AND HAWTHORNE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR ASSAULT ON MAN WHO IS DEAF

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FCC LAUNCHES DIRECT VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR CONSUMERS WHO ARE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Published on Friday, June 20th, 2014 | Source:

TDI is pleased to share the news from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that they have launched a new support center where you can call them directly on your video phone and talk directly with the staff using sign language. “The FCC is the most inclusive government agency that serve all Americans, including those who […]

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“It Will Save Lives”: Text to 911 Urged

Published on Monday, May 19th, 2014 | Source:

Patrick Healy, Angie Moriconi “It Will Save Lives”: Text to 911 Urged California does not currently have a sytem for people to text to 911 By Patrick Healy | Saturday, May 17, 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Texting-to-Get-New-Authority-to-Contact-911-259622221.html Some cell phone customers may soon be able to text 911 during an emergency. Patrick Healy reports from Eagle Rock for […]

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GLAD AND DRLC SUES CITY OF HAWTHORNE AND HAWTHORNE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR ASSAULT ON MAN WHO IS DEAF

Published on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | Source:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS and INTERVIEW REQUESTS: Paula Pearlman, Executive Director, 213 736- 8362, Paula.Pearlman@lls.edu Carol Eisner, Eisner Public Relations, 310 839-1400, carol@eisnerpr.com DRLC SUES CITY OF HAWTHORNE AND HAWTHORNE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR ASSAULT ON MAN WHO IS DEAF Inadequate police training leads to unjustified use of force when demands were unheard LOS ANGELES, February 12, […]

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Class Action Settlement: Plaintiffs vs Trader Joe’s Company

Published on Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | Source:

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ORIGINAL FILE CLAIM FORM SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES CASE NO.: BC487089 JUDGE Elihu M. Berle JOSE PEREZ, MAYRA ESPINOZA, AND ROBERTO ALVARADO, JR. on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs vs. TRADER JOE’S COMPANY, Defendant. DEPT.: 323 SUMMARY NOTICE OF PROPOSED CLASS ACTION […]

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Deaf Actress Performs Her One-woman Show

Published on Friday, December 20th, 2013 | Source:

December 6, 2013   GLAD presents MONIQUE HOLT in MEN DON’T LISTEN TO NAKED WOMEN January 11, 2014 at 6PM   Deaf actress performs her one-woman show LOS ANGELES — Monique Holt’s perspective on life, liberty and the pursuit of… Come listen with your eyes. Holt tells stories from her unique point-of-view and examines gender […]

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California’s Top Emergency Manager Warns Residents Not to Underestimate the Cold Weather

Published on Monday, December 9th, 2013 | Source:

California’s Top Emergency Manager Warns Residents Not to Underestimate the Cold Weather SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As a bitter cold air mass continues spreading across California, breaking low temperature records in many areas, the state’s top emergency manager is reminding everyone to heed the warnings of state and local officials to be prepared. “This weather system […]

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