The purpose of the D.E.A.F. Network is to share information and raise awareness about Deaf people, their language, culture, ways of life, and history. Moreover, it is to educate and empower the Deaf Community who has been oppressed for a various of reasons.
D.E.A.F. Network’s goals are:
D stands for Deaf – to support Deaf causes
E stands for Empowerment – to empower Deaf Community members
A stands for Advocacy – to advocate Deaf’s rights
F stands for Focus – to focus on Deaf’s needs
Network – to work closely and share information/resources with Deaf people, professionals and other interested individuals.
D.E.A.F. Network is conducted by a volunteer planning committee who share and support the same goals established above. All presentations are to be conducted in American Sign Language.