Nerds in NoMa – A Deaf Revolution: City Design for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

February 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1200 First Street NE Lobby

DC prides itself on being a city of inclusion and equality and businesses here are constantly adapting to meet employees’ and customers’ needs. Information will be provided by representatives of companies that are adapting “deaf space” design practices, including Starbuck’s first U.S. signing store and Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., the District’s first deaf-owned brewery. Enjoy beverages and light bites from Stellina Pizzeria as you learn simple ways that spaces can be more accommodating, the difficulties of starting a deaf-run business, and some of the city’s plans to aid in the growing “deaf space” revolution.