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A GLOBAL  

COMMUNITY

RE-IMAGINING DEAF COMMUNITIES

WE'RE HERE
TO SERVE A GLOBAL COMMUNITY

Empowering Deaf Communities International Inc. (EDCI) is an international non-profit organization committed to providing deaf people and their communities with tools to achieve their full potential and contribute to their communities. We partner with a diverse range of organizations, educational institutions, leaders, and agencies to bring long-lasting solutions. Our local solutions approach allows for tailored contributions to each community’s challenges with sustainable solutions.

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Upcoming Projects to Fund

We work hard to be the change in deaf people's lives around the globe but we still need your support!

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

We can do so much more together!  Learn the many ways you can support our work.

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Read insightful articles from our community members about the challenges and opportunities for deaf people around the world.

Get to Know Us

At EDCI, we’ re guided by a common goal: to empower deaf people around the world.

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TO EDUCATE. TO EMPOWER. TO SERVE.

DEAF PEOPLE INDEX

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YOUTH 

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EMPLOYMENT & CAREER LIFE

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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ARTICLES & MORE.

 

TO EDUCATE. TO EMPOWER. TO SERVE.

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 At EDCI, we're reimagining the future of deaf people and their communities.

Because we believe that deaf people are drivers of innovation and social change, we work to focus in creating a context where deaf people can be inspired to reach new heights. 

Because we envision a society where deaf people are viewed as valuable additions, we work to turn the challenges to opportunities.  

Because working in collaboration with local communities, we can meet today’s challenges, and create tomorrow’s solutions.

Because we know that by building strong deaf communities today, we can ensure success and growth for the next generations.  

Let's work together.

OUR PROGRAMS.

 

EDUCATION

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We partner with schools, teachers, and deaf organizations who share our commitment in ensuring all deaf students receive the high-quality education they deserve.

ACCESSIBILITY

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We offer specialized programs to ensure equal access for deaf people and their communities. 

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP 

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We believe the best way to empower our communities is to provide deaf people with opportunities to develop leadership qualities. 

Through a series of workshops, we support emerging deaf leaders to develop the skills they need for building strong communities.  

EMPLOYMENT & CAREER COACHING

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Communities grow and thrive where employment opportunities are available. From removing barriers in the workplace to job search and career coaching, we provide a range of services to support deaf people achieve their professional goals.

COMMUNITY RESEARCH

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Research is critical to gain the knowledge needed for developing effective approaches to obstacles often found in deaf communities around the world.

Working in partnerships with local deaf organizations and educational institutions, we conduct evidence-based research, that enable us to evaluate effective solutions.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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We’re a global community! We strive to bring together professionals, deaf organizations, and leaders from deaf communities around the world to develop new ideas, collaborations, and future directions.

WE STRIVE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES.