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End violence in Deaf communities: Calif., USA

Deaf Hope works to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities in Oakland, California, USA. They provide services for Deaf survivors & children.
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Deaf Hope

Deaf Hope works to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities. They are in Oakland, California, USA. The organization works by empowering Deaf people. They also provide Deaf survivors with education and services. Deaf Hope coordinates with other agencies to help Deaf survivors and their children. They also involve Deaf women survivors and others as leaders, advocates, and volunteers.

 

The Deaf Hope website is partly accessible for people using screen reading software. For example, some images have descriptions for people who cannot see them. But other images do not have descriptions. Also, some text may be hard to read for people who need high color contrast.

 

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