Attend the CRPD Rally!
Tues., Sept. 24, 12:30 pm
Washington, DC, at Gallaudet University 800 Florida Avenue NE, in Terrace of newest dorm building (LLRH6)
Did you know…?
- A new international human rights treaty, called the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), recognizes the inclusion of sign language and deaf culture in society.
- 134 countries have ratified the CRPD since 2006— but NOT the U.S.!
- YOU can help change that by joining us during the International Week of the Deaf from September 23-27, 2013.
Help U.S. Ratify the
Learn More at the CRPD Rally!
- Listen to speakers from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD), and the Gallaudet campus community.
http://disabilitytreaty.org (CRPD Information)
http://tinyurl.com/DeafWeek (Deaf week CRPD action)http://tinyurl.com/NAD4CRPD (NAD on the CRPD)
http://tinyurl.com/Resources4CRPD (Resources on the CRPD)