The Finish Line
Walk for ASL » Page not found THE FINISH LINE: Today is June 3rd, 2013 and all of the ASL Walk participants have arrived home safely! It was a bittersweet moment, crossing the finish line in Santa Monica. We want to send out heartfelt thanks to all of the individuals who greeted us at the pier- it means a lot to us [...]
Mon, Jun 03 2013
May 25: In Memory
Walk for ASL » Page not found May 25: In Memory The other day we stayed at El Capitan State Park and were greeted by beautiful views of the ocean from atop a cliff. Sitting at the ledge and reflecting on all of our experiences, I noticed that there was nothing but jagged rock, sun-dried foliage and miles of sea. Except in [...]
Sat, May 25 2013
Friendly Note to Visitors
Walk for ASL » Page not found Friendly Note to Visitors: We love visitors! We’d like to remind visitors to bring own chair, food (or donate $30), and please no sleepovers. Visiting hours: 4pm to 7pm. Thanks!!
Mon, May 20 2013
Days 17-19: Recharging
Walk for ASL » Page not found Days 17-19: Recharging These days it is becoming harder and harder to find the time to get online, whether because there’s limited access to electricity/wifi or simply because there is so much going on that it is difficult to get away long enough to write, post, share videos. We are taking a few hours this [...]
Sun, May 19 2013
Day 14: In Limbo
Walk for ASL » Page not found Day 14: In Limbo After walking 37 miles in three days, ASL Walkers are thrilled to have a break from walking. We have two rest days and we are all savoring the opportunity to slow down and allow everything we have experienced thus far to sink in. We are just one day away from our [...]
Tue, May 14 2013
Walk for ASL » Page not found Walkers were asked a question: “Should Deaf people and ASL continue to exist?”
Mon, May 13 2013
Visit us at Pismo Beach!
Walk for ASL » Page not found Visit us at the Pismo Beach! May 21 & 22 Bring your own food, chair, and make your own sleeping arrangements.
Mon, May 13 2013
Day 13: Mobilizing
Walk for ASL » Page not found Day 13: Mobilizing Our group has completed over 100 miles of walking for American Sign Language! We have also had hours of discussions related to old frames- and even in those heavier moments we see bursts of traditional poetry, storytelling, and ways of being. It is almost as if we are clearing away piles of [...]
Mon, May 13 2013
ASL Walk Poetry
Walk for ASL » Page not found ASL Walk Poetry (work in progress) It’s not enough To say ASL is beautiful. Trees are beautiful And they are cut down every day, In the same way that our language Is chopped apart Woodchips and sawdust Broken handshapes We need ASL huggers Weathered activists in trees One lonely human against Huge metal bulldozers We [...]
Sun, May 12 2013
May 10, 2013
Walk for ASL » Page not found Friday, May 10, 2013: Today is the tenth day of Walk for ASL. Our walkers will head towards Sunset Beach, a 12 mile trek. Two days ago our walkers completed a grueling 17 mile walk. They arrived at New Brighton State Beach exhausted and sore, and were greeted by several visitors who generously provided dinner [...]
Fri, May 10 2013
May 7, 2013
Walk for ASL » Page not found May 7: What “They” Say v.s. What We Experience These past two days have given us the opportunity to catch our breaths, to really sit together and begin to discourse on all of the negativity (pathological) we have internalized and how destructive that is to our growth as individuals and as a people. We have [...]
Tue, May 07 2013
Day 2: Musings
Walk for ASL » Page not found May 4, 2013: Finally a chance to use wireless internet before we head into rural woods for two days. Our walkers will very likely not have any internet connection. Walkers are doing fabulously! The first day was relatively easy. Adrenaline did the trick, propelling us across 10 miles of diverse terrain- including the landmark Golden Gate [...]
Sat, May 04 2013
Letter from Walk for ASL Facilitator
Walk for ASL » Page not found April 29, 2013 Letter from Walk for ASL Facilitator: After a year of planning, Walk for ASL has finally arrived, and now our journey begins in just two days. We wanted to pause in the middle of all the frantic, last minute details planning to take a deep breath and reflect on how amazing this [...]
Mon, Apr 29 2013
For Immediate Release:
Walk for ASL » Page not found For Immediate Release April 22, 2013 San Francisco to Santa Monica, California: A 30 Day March for American Sign Language The Walk For ASL is a 30-day walk from San Francisco to Santa Monica, starting on May 1st and ending on May 30th. Fifteen individuals will walk up to 20 miles daily along the Pacific [...]
Sat, Apr 27 2013
Five More Days Left To Go!!
Walk for ASL » Page not found As the time nears, the more details we have to tackle! Walkers are now gearing up for the walk of their lives! This is promised to be an epic experience for everyone involved. Stay tuned for vlogs and blogs here – we will post them daily starting on May 1st!! CHEERS! The Facundo Element Family
Fri, Apr 26 2013
Vlogs And Blogs During The Walk Will Be Posted Here!!
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Thu, Apr 25 2013
Walk for ASL » Page not found Bethesda, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America® is delighted to introduce its spokesperson and National Walk4Hearing Business Chair, Christopher J. Artinian, former president and chief executive officer of Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. The Artinian family was the subject of Sound and Furywhich documented their struggle over the decision to provide a coc...
Thu, Apr 25 2013
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