New Live Panel: Learn from Deaf Youth Mentors

Published on August 20, 2021

This image has a logo of NDC and three hexagon shape boxes with images of individuals in each box. One has the face of a person by the name of Mark Ramirez, One has the face of a person by the name of Dominic Gordine, and one with a person by the name of Maggie Mackey.
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New Live Panel: Learn from Deaf Youth Mentors

September 21, 2 p.m. CT

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Mentoring opportunities offer valuable experiences that contribute to personal, academic, and career development for deaf youth. Yet, the number of opportunities or experiences for mentoring are limited. In many ways, deaf youth experience isolation and have limited opportunities to interact with peers or deaf role models.

Why Mentoring Matters

Learn How to Be a Better Resource

  • Identifying the benefits of mentoring for deaf youth
  • Implementing components for effective mentoring experiences and approaches
  • Identifying existing or potential barriers that may prevent mentoring opportunities for deaf youth and strategies to mitigate them

Panelists

Mark Rameiz employed as a school social worker in Santa Fe, NM. He enjoys fitness, health, and being outside. Mark began engaging in critical social justice dialogues after experiencing his first workshop as a participant in 2012. Since then, he has facilitated dialogues with non-profits, schools, universities, agencies, and other community networks. He appreciates opportunities to share what he has learned over the years while continuing to learn from others as well.

Domonic Gordine was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the City of Brotherly Love. Now, as an advocate for the Deaf, Domonic has valued all his conversations with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people from schools, organizations, and public outings on current issues. that many of us have the same goal, which is to shape the future of our deaf youth leaders across the country.

Margretlynn “Maggie” Hola Pualani Mackey employed as a Deaf coach/ Deaf Mentors at NORCAL Center in California. She previously worked as a Signing Aide/ Deaf interpreter in K-12 with Access Language.

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