The past year has made one thing clear: communication is more important than ever. Like you, our days are filled with online meetings, or becoming teachers for our own children, or just figuring out how to manage basic needs like getting food and paying rent. Through it all, we have remained resilient by staying connected…

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Anti-Racism in HSDC Service Areas Systemic racism is endemic in our society, and HSDC’s services are not immune from this reality. As leaders in our fields, we must acknowledge that we cannot achieve HSDC’s mission of inclusive and accessible communities without becoming an anti-racist organization. Racism and a lack of diversity have been issues in…

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Contents Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic ASL Resources for Mental Health Working From Home Like many people, we’ve been working from home during April. In lieu of a regular newsletter, we decided to share some resources related to mental health and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you find it helpful….

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Contents My Deaflympics Experience COVID-19 and Xenophobia February: Black History Month — Galveston and Juneteenth March: Women’s History Month My Deaflympics Experience by Hannah Wheatcroft, Lead Teacher, Rosen Family Preschool Click the video above for an ASL translation of this article. I want to share a story about my

Read more: HSDC Equity Team: February & March 2020 Newsletter