TDI’s Awards ceremony was hosted during its biennial conference in the late afternoon on Monday, July 26.
The Karen Peltz Strauss Award for Public Policy was awarded to the DHHCAN. This award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in improving accessibility in telecommunications, media, and information technology through efforts in public policy development. In recognition of DHHCAN’s 28-year history of spearheading coalition efforts across many deaf and hard of hearing organizations by sharing policy reports and progress in legislative developments. During Election cycles, DHHCAN creates in-depth policy proposals covering 7 essential topics benefiting the deaf and hard of hearing community for Presidential nominees’ election and transition teams on the road to the White House.