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Timeline of Council de Manos
In Washington, D.C., the National Hispanic Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NHCDHH) was in the beginning stage to become an organization. There were 23 people involved, consisting of board members and supporters.
On November 12-14, the Conference on "The Hispanic Deaf Experience: Unity & Strength" was held in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Angel Ramos and Susan Karchmer were the Co-Chairs. The program focused on three critical parts of the Hispanic Deaf Experience: Education, Community, and Family.
NHCDHH was officially established at the conference.
NHCDHH's first national conference was held in Boston, Massachusetts.
NHCDHH ceased to exist.
In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NCHDHH) was established by Dr. Glibert Delgado. He becomes the first President of NCHDHH.
NCHDHH's first National Conference, "SER" was held in Washington D.C and hosted by the Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC area.
NCHDHH's second National Conference, "Sordos Latino Orgullosos", was held in Chicago and hosted by Illinois Deaf Latino Association.
On November 10-13, NCHDHH's youth leadership retreat was held at Camp Isola Bella, Taconic, Connecticut. The program was led by co-facilitators, Johnny Anthony Serrano and Ivy Velez.
NCHDHH's third National Conference, "Knowledge is Power" was held in Austin and hosted by the Texas Latino Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
NCHDHH's fourth National Conference, "Si, Se Puede" was held in Albuquerque and hosted by the New Mexico Hispanic Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
NCHDHH renamed its organization to Council de Manos.
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