August 2019

Bill Proposed to Amend Nassau Human Rights Law

An ongoing advocate for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, Nassau County legislator Joshua Lafazan stood side-by-side with Mill Neck Services (MNS) employees to announce a new proposed bill at a press conference in Mineola, in June.

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Sign language interpreters relay the good and bad at meetings

With a town board divided along partisan lines and an audience of outspoken regulars, the meetings of the Hempstead Town Board can get acrimonious. Few know that better than the sign language interpreters tasked with standing before the gathered public and translating all the bickering, accusations and admonishments for the local deaf community.

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