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 sit
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
Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services presents a support group for Deaf sexual assault survivors starting in January 2014. You are not required to share your experience. Please watch the vlog for more information. If you want to discuss if this group is for you please con
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
GiveBIG is Seattle Foundation’s annual day of community philanthropy, when everyone comes together to crowd-fund for a variety of nonprofits. Stay tuned for more news from ADWAS about our GiveBIG plans!
Whats coming up in May? Deaf Community Day at the Seattle Aquarium! Get your free tickets!! For tickets contact Nancy@adwas.org. The tickets are only valid for Deaf Community Day on May 20, 2017. The Seattle Aquarium will provide ASL interpreters at all aquarium talks starting at 10:30am until 4:00pm. The last entry is at 5pm and the exhibits close at 6:00 PM. [Image description: Forest green and lime green post with pictures of seals, 2 interpreters, and people watching seals being displayed in a big aquarium. At the top of the post in white, green and black prints stats “Please join us! Deaf Community Day- May 20, 2017, 10:30am-4:30pm at the Seattle Aquarium, address: 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59 Seattle, WA 98101. On the left side of the post stats “Sign language interpreters will be present at our scheduled daily talks and throughout our exhibit areas as well. Regular admission prices apply. For information on our community ticket program, go to SeattleAquarium.org/community-tickets. At the bottom of the post stats “Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with their logo and clip arts of jelly fishes.]