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Available Position of Executive Director

Announcement of Job Re-PostingApplication Deadline: January 15, 2015Expected Start Date: March 2, 2015Since August 2014, the Interim Executive Director of DAWN has been guiding DAWN through transitions necessary for organizational stability and growth. With these in place, DAWN is happy to announce the position of Executive Director has been reposted. Please see below for details.DAWN is seeking an exceptional leader to apply for the position of Executive Director. The successful candidate will...

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Strength of ONE! Donate ONE hour of your pay! YOU can make a difference!

Strength of ONE! One hour, one person, one community...YOU can make a difference by being a part of our cause. All it takes is donating one hour of your pay. Please donate to DAWN for our survivors during the holidays. #StrengthofONEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paRvRJnF9mA...

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New Advocate Coordinator: Bregitt Jimenez

DAWN is pleased to announce our new Advocate Coordinator is Bregitt Jimenez. Bregitt graduated with Master's in Social Work from Gallaudet and has worked at Model Secondary School for the Deaf and Global Reach Out. During her graduate studies, Bregitt and her colleagues conducted a year-long community-based needs assessment on DAWN, the results of which DAWN continues to use currently. Bregitt has a passion for advocacy, empowerment, and outreach. Please...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Together, we can take a stand to end domestic violence. Throughout the month of October, help DAWN raise awareness about domestic violence and join in our efforts to end violence. Here is what you can do: -Make a donation to DAWN in honor of people who have been impacted by domestic violence-Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; #deafDAWNinDC-Wear Purple especially on Purple Thursday, October 23rd-Change your social media profile...

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Craft Beer Tasting & Food Pairing

Fall is just around the corner — DAWN is hosting a Craft Beer Tasting & Food Pairing event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 4pm-9pm! Tickets are $50 through www.deafDAWNbeertasting.eventbrite.comRyan Maliszewski, the Beer Authority, will present a variety of craft beers; while Bridgette Hodgson, Kristi McAleese, and David Rice provide a 5-course meal.A local bakery, BakeHouse, will be giving out delicious sweets for the dessert portion (which is paired up wi...

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amazon smile: You shop. Amazon gives.

Shop at smile.amazon.com (same website as www.amazon.com, but with a perk!) and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to DAWN....

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V-log by DAWN's outgoing executive director, Sasha Ponappa

DAWN has news to share! To learn more, please visit the vlog by Executive Director Sasha Ponappa here: Vlog by Sasha .Note: Transcript is attached in the comments section; and closed captioning is provided....

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Available Position of Executive Director

If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to the Board of Directors at apply@deafdawn.org by July 1st, 2014. DAWN is seeking an exceptional leader to apply for the position of Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a proven administrator, a visionary, passionate about working with others, inspire a culture of collaboration, promote strategic and innovative thinking and take the organization to the next level of programming...

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DAWN's 2nd Annual Clothesline Project!

The Clothes Line Project on April 7th at Gallaudet University 6:30pm-8:30pm: End the Abuse Now! Share stories of empowerment, hope, abuse and despair by expressing your feelings and experiences through your own art on t-shirts. The purpose of this project:* to bear witness to the survivors and victims of DV/SV* to help with the healing process* to educate, document and raise society's awareness of DV/SV* to provide...

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Join us for Ice Skating on Sunday, Jan 26 1pm-4pm

[image description: image description: Background image of a group of people ice skating. Text on image: Sunday, January 26, 2014 1pm-4pm. Join us for ICE SKATING! bring your family and friends! (all ages welcome). 202 M Street SE, Washington DC (near the Nationals Stadium). www.canalparkdc.org). On the left side of flyer- "dawn" logo in dark-light blue "emerging as a safer deaf community, www.deafdawn.org, small panda bear on ice...

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