The Signs in the Silence – Will there still be room for sign language in a ‘hearing’ world?

March 6, 1988 was another balmy day in Washington D.C. Lazy clouds drifted across the afternoon sky and the last chill of winter was faint in the budding sunshine of spring. However, spirits at Gallaudet University, the first federally funded private university for the Deaf, were anything but peaceful.   Jane Bassett Spilman, a Board …

City of Phoenix Announces Decrease in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The City of Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission announced the city’s 15.6 percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions, surpassing its original goal.   According to the City of Phoenix website, the purpose of the Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) is to identify environmental issues in the community and “advise the City Council on opportunities to protect the …