It’s time, friends and foes! A time to rise up, unite resources, build support, educate and especially be “heard” by those who live in Houston. Although Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, we have yet to see a central hub where Houstonians can find a variety of useful information in one place. HoustonDeafNetwork.com will do its best to fill in the missing gaps and help you fulfill your needs. But wait, there’s more than just providing you information… continue »
Houston Black Deaf Advocates Hosts a Crawfish & Fish Fry Cookout. The fundraising profit goes to 2014 Southwest Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference. Contact Essie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or tickets. continue »
This post was submitted by Shawn Richardson.RespondBy Genova Sarabia | Feb.28, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Articles,Community
Come One,Come ALL. Join ME and Friends for ASL Story Hour. Watch and learn as our ASL Story Time Friends share children’s classics with children of all ages and abilities through American Sign Language! continue »
This post was submitted by Genova Sarabia.RespondBy Tori Schultz | Feb.27, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Talking Hands, the American Sign Language Organization at Stephen F. Austin, is hosting its Spring deaf culture workshop on March 1st from 11am-4pm. Meet-and-greet begins at 11, lunch will be catered at 12, and our panel of experts starts at 1. Panelists will include individuals immersed in the Deaf world on a daily basis. Cost to attend is $10. Come out and learn about a culture many don’t understand! If you have questions contact us at email@example.com | http://talkinghandssfa.wix.com/talkinghands.
This post was submitted by Tori Schultz.RespondBy Dan Mustain | Feb.27, 2014 | Filed in: Articles,Community
The Deaf Evangelism Conference 2014 will be at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church March 7 – 9. Friday March 7, Dinner at 5:30 PM and worship at 7 PM. continue »
This post was submitted by Dan Mustain.RespondBy Incognito | Feb.21, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Attend the first annual UH American Sign Language “Idol” Contest! There will be 3 performances this semester. Tickets are free!
Performance #1: Who am I?
Contestants will perform using ASL only, showcasing their research of historical and influential members of the Deaf community.
Come and “meet” someone famous! continue »RespondBy Incognito | Feb.21, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support
Mannafest speaks to the heart of God’s meeting of manhood and provides resources to build up true manhood to last for a lifetime.
Crossover Bible Fellowship is hosting Mannafest Conference (men conference) in Houston, Texas on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st, 2014. You must register at http://www.mannafestconference.com. ASL interpreter(s) will be provided.
Three ways to become a better man
1. Mannafest is the key to unlocking your God given purposes as a man.
2. Mannafest will help you use God’s Word to navigate life’s traps and correctly align your family with His will.
3. Your manhood is under construction. Through Kingdom Man, Manhood Restored and 33 The Series, Mannafest provides the tools you need for the job.
TerpExpo and CAAGVRS Bring You CROMANIA! An ASL Performance By Crom Saunders
Saturday, March 8th, 8:00 P.M.
Houston Marriot South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
$5.00 a Person at the Door
Proceeds Go to Deaf Women United and the “Five Eyes Project”
This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.RespondBy Incognito | Feb.04, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support
Join us to learn about what’s new at Sorenson including ntouch® VP, ntouch® for Mac®, ntouch® PC, ntouch® Tablet, ntouch® Mobile and services offered exclusively to Sorenson customers. Refreshments will be provided. continue »2 CommentsBy Margo Jarreau | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Tim Thorn— A Retired Long-Time Teacher of the Deaf
Curtis Barber— A Young Talented CODA Giving His MLK Oratory
Kunle Adegboye— An Owner of a Business Providing Computer Service
When: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Where: 9920 Long Point RD, Houston, TX 77055
Soul Food will be sold and the proceeds go to our 5th Biennial Southwestern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference, hosted by HBDA. The conference is scheduled for August 1 & 2, 2014
Regina Grant——-Food coordinator
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Resource Center
Join Us for Our Meeting of Houston Black Deaf Advocates
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
1475 West Gray
Houston TX 77019
The board meeting is closed to everyone except board members
1pm – 2pm
Bylaw meeting for HBDA members
2pm – 3pm
Non-members can observe Bylaw
Houston Black Deaf Advocates
It is public to visitors, ASL students, and interns. Only HBDA members have the right to express opinions during meeting. If you are interested in becoming new member, click for membership form below: http://www.hbda.org/membership.html
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Matthew Dickens | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Resource Center
Career and Recovery Resources is hosting free tax filing assistance on Saturday mornings in February. You can RSVP at the website or call at 832-431-3785 (VP).
This post was submitted by Matthew Dickens.RespondBy Sharon Hill | Jan.31, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Attend this event as the famous Mr. CJ Jones (http://www.cjjoneslive.com/) shares his life stories and experiences being Deaf and Black in America.
Interview to be followed by a Performance
(Refreshments immediately following the event)
LIMITED SEATING!! Tickets required.
Purchase your ticket today at https://asli2014.eventbrite.com.
This post was submitted by Sharon Hill.RespondBy Longster | Jan.21, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Law,Support
The next Deaf PIP meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM located 9920 Long Point (Woodhaven Church)
This month, our topic presentation will be: “Crime Victims’ Rights and HPD Victim Services”.
This informative presentation will outline the statistics of the population that are victimized and also include information on crime victims’ rights and HPD victim services the event that one becomes the victim of crime.
Also, if anyone wants to volunteer to make a dish or bring chips or soft drinks for this meeting, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you there.
Woodhaven Church for the Deaf
9920 Long Point
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
From: Officer James Sobota
Voice # 713-308-9079
Interpreter and captioning provided
Hello my name is Jessica. I am looking for work as house cleaning, clean windows or office and other things. Also, I would like to babysit who have a child or toddler. If you have any idea and let me know. I cant work at a real job, only work that pays cash only. I need out of house and do something. What can I do? I live in Humble, Texas and am hard of hearing with sign language. Please contact me email@example.com
Sincerely, Jessica S.
This post was submitted by Jessica Smith.RespondBy Lisa Zanot | Jan.21, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Community
TRIFECTA is 3 costume EVENT in one night!! Each costume will win best prize. Mardi Gras, Rodeo, and Valentine Costume. Door Prizes at 10 pm, Poker, Pool, Aces, and Darts. Free Food given away by DOC’S!!
This post was submitted by Lisa Zanot.
Deaf Light is the deaf ministry of The Light Community Fellowship Church in Willis Texas under the leadership of deaf pastor, Scott DeLoach.
Deaf led bible study: 9:00 AM
Interpreted services: 11:00 AM
Deaf led worship services: 7:00 PM
Third Friday of every month:
Monthly social at 7:00 PM
The Light Community Fellowship
13145 Interstate 45
Willis, Texas 77318
This post was submitted by Scott DeLoach.RespondBy Rochelle Simpson | Jan.07, 2014 | Filed in: Community
Just remind you that The Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center on 9920 Long Point will have Winter classes starts on January 14, 2014.
- ASL classes at 10:ooAM, Tuesdays
- Leather classes at 1:00pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Craft classes starts January 16, Thursday at 10:00am every two weeks
- Many more classes.
This post was submitted by Rochelle Simpson.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Jan.02, 2014 | Filed in: Community
HBDA announces its regularly scheduled general membership meetings via email and the internet. If you would like to take part in any of our meetings or actives schedules, you feel free to contact HoustonBDA@gmail.com for more information. continue »
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Incognito | Dec.27, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Community
For the month of January, our program presentation Topic will be: “City of Houston Boarding Home Ordinance” Presented By: The HPD Mental Health Division
My name is Angelia and I own a Liberty Tax office located at
3419 East Broadway Suite E
Pearland, Texas 77581
We can help with tax season by signing making the process much easier. Tax season is stressful for everyone. So, email us with any questions or for an appointment. Please mention this posting in your email and we will discount your return. Have a wonderful day and a fabulous week.
This post was submitted by Angelia Thomas.