Social Justice Mondays: Feminism This week for Social Justice Mondays we’re debunking some feminism myths, exploring sexism, and getting rid of our gender expectations in this SJ Mondays VLOG! (video thumbnail description: young white woman with a black sweater is sitting in
Social Justice Mondays: Why am I a Feminist? Due to ADWAS’ server being down for the majority of the day – there’s a delay on our second Social Justice Mondays VLOG. It will be posted tomorrow. But no worries, we’ve created a preview mini video of what our n
Social Justice Mondays: #IAMJADA, Rape Culture, and Social Media use (Trigger warning: Mentions Jada’s sexual assault experience and victims of rape. Discusses Rape Culture.) [Video clip description: White woman in her 20's is wearing a black short sleeve tee and is sitting i
In 1986, Marilyn J. Smith, established the Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) in Seattle WA. This organization has not only had an impact on Seattle, but all over the US. Today, ADWAS is honored to announce we are accepting nominations for the 1st ever Marilyn J. Smith In
Have you been to the store on our website and wondered what some of our videos are like? Here are excerpts from ‘Far From Love,’ which is an instructional DVD bringing awareness about domestic violence in the Deaf community. Purchase your copy today!
Join The Seattle Foundation as they organize the biggest day of giving in King County. GiveBIG is a one-day online charitable event designed to give generously to non-profits in the Puget Sound including ADWAS! The Seattle Foundation will match gifts proportionally (even gifts from ou
Join us for the ADWAS “Strength and Courage” breakfast and the Marilyn J. Smith Inspirational Award presentation.This award is named after the founder and first director of Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services. There are no tickets to attend the breakfast and admission is free. Your RSVP is required to reserve your seat. An investment of $75 or more per person will be suggested. For reservations and requests for DeafBlind interpreter needs, please RSVP by February 27th, 2015.