CAN DEW

C.A.N. is excited to announce that this Saturday for MSDB’s “DEW” (Deaf Enrichment Weekend) we are hosting two wonderful De’VIA artists: Cynthia Weitzel came to Montana in 2019 to lead a workshop with our ASL community and students from MSDB. Together with our community she created an inspiring installation for the Urban Art Project in downtown Great Falls, Montana. (See https://www.aslcan.com/devia-uap-workshops/ and https://www.aslcan.com/uap-reception-was-fantastic/ ) A …

Successful Yard Sale

A huge THANK YOU to Re-Claim IT Junk Removal for their generous support of Conservatory ASL Northwest! We co-hosted a very busy and FUN yard sale with lots of treasures!!! Re-Claim IT donated half of their profit from the sale to C.A.N. We are so grateful for that support. We also want to thank Ray for his time and help, …

Work Party!! Come help!

Saturday, October 3, 2020, 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Work Party!! Need an exciting afternoon activity? Join us at the CAN Center to sand, prime, and paint the interior trim.  If you missed previous opportunities to paint, here is your chance!! Any questions? Email us at connect@aslcan.com

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #28

For the 28th day of Deaf Awareness Month, Conservatory ASL Northwest is celebrating Deaf Can! Coffee!!! Deaf Can! Coffee is a Social Enterprise seeking to engage, equip and empower Deaf youth to believe in their God-given abilities, dream big and thrive! How did they start??? In their words at https://www.deafcancoffee.com It’s a Long Story… At the root of Deaf Can! …

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #26

“Deaf Leadership” is WFD’s theme for September 26, 2020. Quoting wfdeaf.org, “The motto of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is “Nothing about us without us”. It means that any initiative undertaken in favour of deaf people must be done in closeconsultation with them through their representative organisations at every stage. Knowledge empowers deaf people and allows …

End of Season Yard Sale!!

Saturday – September 26, 2020 – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM! At 1513 2nd Ave N. in Great Falls. We are squeezing in one more yard sale for the season! A local junk removal company offered to co-host this sale and split the profit with C.A.N. They are cleaning out storage and… WOW! There is a lot of stuff out …

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #25

“Equal Opportunities for All Deaf People” is today’s theme for the International Week of the Deaf. World Federation of the Deaf states that, “An inclusive employment environment in sign language is the cornerstone that enables deaf people to thrive and reach their full potential in order to maximise their participation and contribution to society.” Today, on day #25 of Deaf Awareness …

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #24

Today’s theme for International Week of the Deaf: “The Legal Recognition of National Sign Languages“ So, for day #24 of Deaf Awareness Month, C.A.N. turns the spotlight to We the Deaf People! We the Deaf People, Inc. is a nonprofit humanitarian organization promoting Deaf people’s civil and language rights through advocacy and education. WTDP’s Mission:  As members of the Deaf …

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #23

Happy International Day of Sign Languages!!! Today is day #23 of Deaf Awarness Month, and C.A.N. is celebrating YOU! Are you Deaf? Hearing? Hard-of-Hearing? Maybe you have never thought about your identity in relation to your hearing or your language before… Whatever way you identify yourself, SIGN LANGUAGE IS FOR YOU! You are the future that will create an inclusive …

Deaf Awareness Month Highlight #22

The 22nd day of Deaf awareness month is also the second day of International Week of the Deaf! World Federation of the Deaf has established the theme for today at “Inclusive Sign Language Environments.” Today C.A.N. is celebrating by looking to the past and finding guidance and hope for the future, with a focus on The TRIPOD Legacy Archive hosted …