October 29, 2020, San Diego, CA
DawnSignPress President, Joe Dannis shares the company's goals to stand with BLM and all oppressed groups, and to work towards equity and peace. The company also commits to making its products more inclusive.
ASL Version of Declaration
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The DawnSignPress Declaration...
Our world is changing. Though it may feel unsettling, change can be for the better.
For eons, people of the world have seen injustice.
Now is the time for all of us to work together, to understand and believe we are one. Let's join together to support unity and peace. In response to current events, DawnSignPress has declared our commitment to goals for the future. Any group that is marginalized or oppresed, DSP supports you. We stand with you and are against discrimination. We promise to accept change, to keep our eyes open to listen and learn. In our materials, our workplace and our community far and wide, if we notice injustice. we will work for equity.
We know we can do better. We will do better.
About DawnSignPress: DawnSignPress is a media and publishing house that creates, develops, produces, publishes and distributes quality American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture-related materials. DawnSignPress is on the cutting edge of the educational, cultural, and social trends in the Deaf world. Deaf-owned and -operated, DawnSignPress produces educational materials that raise standards in ASL education, break new ground in ASL literature and the arts, and preserve the unique and rich contributions of the Deaf and signing community.
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