Exploring American Sign Language

May 21, 3:00pm - 4:15pm EDT. Hosted at FieldTrips on Zoom


About this FieldTrip

American Sign Language (ASL) is one of the most popular languages in the Deaf Community in the US, but there are others! Did you know that almost every country and even regions within a country have their own sign language? Let’s take a look at how the English language differs from ASL. We’ll also explore some basic signs, Deaf culture, and learn some simple tips’ on communicating with universal signs that we all tend to innately have.

About your Host
Community service is important to Canara. She volunteers in the deaf community as an interpreter for civil rights organizations, churches, and several schools and agencies. She is a member of Actors Equity, SAG/AFTRA, National Association of Black Journalists, Black Deaf Advocates, House of Justice Deaf Club, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the National Council of Negro Women.