Volunteer ASL teacher (Georgetown, DE)

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The First State Community Action Agency in Georgetown is looking for a volunteer ASL teacher to work with middle school aged students (ages 10 to  14) for 10 weeks, once a week for an hour. Students are in the program Monday through Friday from 2:30 – 5:30 pm. They would like to start in October as soon as possible.

Contact Gail Garner at  Deaf.Outreach16 at gmail.com or text her at 410-409-4976 to get connected with Karen Mann who is coordinating the class. 


Delaware Voting Updates

Delaware passed 3 new laws this year – early voting, vote by mail (different from absentee ballot/voting), and same day voter registration.  To check the status of your registration or voting locations, go to ivote.de.gov.  General election info including candidate info can be found at elections.delaware.gov..

Another resource is ACLU’s new website – VoteDelaware.org.

September 13, 2022 – Primaries Election (to narrow down candidates by party)
November 8, 2022 – Statewide General Election (also known as mid-term elections and still important)



Food Bank of Delaware Drive-Thru Mobile Pantry (3 locations and dates)

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Please arrive at the location early and stay in line. 
Registration required in advance. 
Volunteer opportunities exist below too.

Sussex County
When: Monday, September 12, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Where: Crossroad Community Church,
20684 State Forest Road
Georgetown, DE

Register in advance:

Sign up to volunteer:


Kent County
When: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Where: Dover Motor Speedway
1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE
(enter through Leipsic Road entrance and follow signs)

Register in advance:

Sign up to volunteer:


New Castle County
When: Friday, September 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Where: Delaware Technical & Community College
400 Stanton Christiana Road
Newark, DE

Register in advance:

Sign up to volunteer:

– Thanks to Loretta, ODHH.

DAD is now on Instagram!

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Delaware Association of the Deaf (DAD) is now on Instagram!  We are offering more social media channels as our way of reaching out to our d/hh community.  We welcome feedback as we grow.


Rehoboth Beach Museum ASL Tour (October 1, 2022)

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The Rehoboth Beach Museum invites deaf and hard of hearing visitors to join a museum docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a tour of our current exhibits. Visitors will explore both permanent exhibits and our new seasonal showcase, the Needlework Exhibition. The tour is free with registration.

More information and to register for the tour – https://rehobothbeachmuseum.org/index.php/calendar/121-asl-guided-tour-2/2022-10-01-10-00.

– Thanks to Mariella Trosko and DDSC for sharing the event!


Free Museum Pass through Delaware Libraries

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The Museum pass program is available to adult Delaware Library cardholders (18 years+). All pass reservations are processed through the MuseumKey link which can be found on the library’s website under the services tab. Patrons can access the page from home or in the library to reserve passes. Patrons are responsible for calling museums for hours of operation. Please note that each museum pass has its own admission rules. A museum pass reservation represents a commitment by the patron to abide by the library’s museum pass policy.

Check out https://lib.de.us/museum.

Affordable Connectivity Program (aka: Internet)

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The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

More Information – https://www.fcc.gov/acp.

*** DAD Note: This program is used if internet providers do not have a program setup.  Comcast/Xfinity and T-Mobile has their own version and other providers may have something.  **

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