Wednesday, April 30, 2008

NTID RALLY

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Signed by Ruthie Jordan 

NTID RALLY!

ARE ASL AND ENGLISH EQUALLY RESPECTED AT NTID/RIT?? 

NO... 

STUDENTS DEMAND THE RIGHT TO BE SEEN/HEARD

1. Lack of ASL interpreters 

2. Lack of ASL/English language development as part of the curriculum

3. Lack of valuing ASL skills when hiring new professors

4. ASL is not in the Strategic 2010 plan while English and Spoken communication is mentioned several times.

5. Signing in public places still scores LOW grade 

6. Dormitory and plaque in AG Bell's honor (oral/ aural exclusvist) 

7. Students demand the right to be seen/heard 

WHEN: May 2nd, Friday
TIME: 8am - 5pm 
WHERE: SDC (Student Development Center at NTID) 




AG BELL PLAQUE DORM/PETITION


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AG Bell plaque

Email to NTID President, RIT President, and Board of Trustees rep.

NTID President, Dr. Alan Hurwitz:

RIT President, Dr. Bill Destler:

Board of Trustees rep/National Advisory Group rep, Andrew Brenneman
andrew.brenneman at sprint.com

CC to Orange and Brown at
orangebrowncoalition @ gmail.com
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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

About Orange Brown Coalition

Mission: To share with the RIT community about Deaf Culture (language, history, humor, etc.) and related activities.

To facilitate relationships between Deaf and hearing members of the RIT community through awareness of our cultures.

To provide opportunities for self-empowerment and self-advocacy of Deaf people on campus.

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