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Becoming a Deaf Community Ally: How to Start and Why it Matters

In a world that thrives on diversity and inclusivity, it is our responsibility as members of society to support and uplift marginalized communities. One such community that deserves our attention and allyship is the deaf community. By becoming a deaf community ally, we can actively work towards breaking down barriers, promoting inclusivity, and fostering a more accessible world. In this article, I want to share my personal journey of becoming an ally to the deaf community, emphasizing the importance of empathy, understanding, and taking action...

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Why Should We Learn Sign Language?

I don’t know about you guys but when I think about learning a new language, one of the first thoughts I have is “man, that sounds like a lot of work”  or “It would be so great to learn but everyone I know speaks English anyway, what’s the point?” or some of us want to learn a new language but we just don’t have the time. Well, I am here to tell you that sign language is the way to go and the best part is that it's not even that hard to learn. 

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