- Age Related Hearing Loss · 2014-12-15
The Commission launched its first Age Related Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging Task Force. Studies show a strong association between hearing loss, cognitive decline, health care utilization, hospitalization, and falling among seniors. Yet there is no systematic approach to addressing this public health issue. The Task Force will meet every month through May to create an action plan and framework the state can use to support healthy aging for seniors with hearing loss in Minnesota and serve as a model for the rest of the country.
- Deaf Mentor Update · 2014-12-15
The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MNCDHH) would like to share what we have been doing with the community with the Deaf Mentor program.
- 2014 Election Outreach Summary · 2014-12-15
The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MNCDHH) would like to summarize the work we have been doing with the community with voting and captioning.
- Remember to Vote - Tuesday November 4th · 2014-11-03
Remember to Vote- Tuesday November 4th 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only 55% of voters show up in non-presidential election years. You showing up makes and even bigger difference!
- Secretary of State Candidate Forum - Thursday October 28th · 2014-10-24
Just a reminder, the new Secretary of State Candidate Debate will be held at Augsburg College, Hoeversten Chapel, 625 22nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN on Thursday, October 28th at 7pm.
- VOTING COUNT DOWN ACTIVITIES – GET INFORMED AND VOTE NOVEMBER 4TH! · 2014-10-09
VOTING COUNT DOWN ACTIVITIES – GET INFORMED AND VOTE NOVEMBER 4TH!
Each election cycle the Commission collaborates with community partners and the Secretary of State to educate citizens about voting, encourages members of the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Community to register to vote, get educated about the issues and get out and vote. We also encourage candidates to follow state law and caption their ads. Here’s some of what’s happening:
- Voting – No More Excuses! · 2014-09-22
November 4 is General Election day. To be ready, you should know about recent changes to the voting laws. It’s easier and faster than ever!
- Captioning on a Stick! · 2014-08-21
Going to the Minnesota State Fair, which begins Thursday August 21? Want to see captioned ads from all political candidates this year? We have a fun way you can help!
- 2014-2019 Goals and Strategies, with ASL · 2014-08-18
View our plan for the next five years, in both English and ASL. Microsoft Word transcripts also available for download.
- Remember to Vote Tomorrow in Minnesota's Primary Election · 2014-08-11
Remember to vote tomorrow, Tuesday August 12th in Minnesota's primary election. You decide who will be on the ballot in November. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This is a partisan primary - you can only vote for one party - Republican, Democratic or Independence.