Deaf Equity

A nonprofit organization

$2,522 raised by 22 donors

84% complete

$3,000 Goal

Deaf Equity is a local, community-based non-profit organization that serves the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing community.  

Our Mission is to advance equity and access for diverse communities of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing through Education, Community Engagement, Empowerment, and Advocacy. 

Last year, donors helped us raise money to offer the following events for FREE.

Winter Trail Days, 2023

Image of community members outside in the snow learning how to snow shoe.

Annual Community Cookout, 2023

Image of many people under a shelter at the community cookout. 

Cultural Community Event, 2023 

Image of many people who attended the Multicultural event educating about different cultures, clothings, dances and languages. 

Deaf, DeafBlind Hard of Hearing Youth Summer Day Camp, 2023

Image of group of students with volunteers and teachers at the Summer camp.   

Empowerment Series Presentations, 2023

Image of one of our Empowerment Series Flyers. 

Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Baseball Clinic, 2023

Image of students at the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Youth Camp with the Twins.

Fall Adventures, 2023 

Image of students dressed up at Fall Adventures outside the Deaf Club. 


Deaf Equity provided 1:1 support to over 42 individuals who needed help with learning technology, Tech support,  managing budgets, finding resources, supporting their businesses, setting up their 501c3, facilitating zoom events, spotlighting their work and advocacy within daily life needs. 

This year we are asking for specific funds!

 Our Events provided to the Community are FREE. 


$1,000.00 to Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Summer Day Camp, 2024. 

$1,000.00 for Empowerment Series: This supports paying presenters, Interpreters, DeafBlind Interpreters and platform fees. 

Events Includes: My life as an Indigenous Deaf Woman, Understanding Asian American Microaggression, Informational workshops such as Suicide Awareness, Foster Parenting, and special topics. 

$1,000.00 for other community events that include Community Cookout, Multicultural event, Winterfest, Signing Santa  and Fall Adventures. 

Deaf Equity is also proud to continue the community partnership with the University of Minnesota Deaf College Bowl (CoBo) team! Please consider supporting them towards expenses to attend the 2024 NAD Conference in Chicago!

Yellow square post with black text and icons. "Bee kind and support Deaf Equity today!" Flying bee below with a trail that makes a heart halfway through. e Caption

The act of kindness has a lasting impact. 

Image of a person with Be Kind and Do Good sweatshirt on. Person is signing ILY with both hands. 

    We thank all our volunteers, community partners, and organizations for being part of this work!  

                 We at Deaf Equity thank you for your support today, tomorrow, and in the days to come. 

Migdalia Rogers, Cindi Martin, Riss Leitzke, Jer Loudenback, John Fecther,  Krissy Foreman, Kaitlyn Mielke, and Jessalyn Akerman-Frank 

ID: Group of signatures of the Deaf Equity Board. 

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