The following perspectives are shared by people who lived in Minnesota in 2004 about the importance of voting. Each video is presented in ASL with the option for captioning and an English translation. The one exception is the video from Jeff Moen who speaks in English. His video is presented in two ways: with open captioning and with an ASL interpretation.
David explains how important voting is for supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. Continue reading
Jonie shares how voting can impact an impact like equal rights in marriage. Continue reading
Kim explains how important voting is for services for the community. Continue reading
Mike shares an example of what the Deaf community can learn from the experiences of the NAACP. Continue reading
Roger shares a passionate plea for Deaf people exercising the right to vote to make sure their interests are taken into account. Continue reading
Randy shares how voting is an important part in being able to be critical of the government. Continue reading
Sherri shares about how much of a blessing it is to be able to vote and share your concerns with legislators. Continue reading
Toni shares how voting is connected to services for people who are DeafBlind. Continue reading
Trudy shares a story from Gallaudet about the impact of not exercising your right to vote. Continue reading
Justin shares how voting can impact the services provided for people looking for work. Continue reading
Jeff shares his perspectives on voting in English. Video has open captions and ASL interpretation. Continue reading
Elee, who was serving as Miss Deaf Minnesota, shares three important points to remember in making a positive impact on your community. Continue reading
The idea for this project was began at a community forum hosted by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Northeast. In the discussion, Mary Hartnett, Executive Director of the Minnesota Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (MCDHH), discussed one of MCDHH?s...