2021
June Update

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Curious about what Adjacent Space has done for June? Check it out!

 

Equity Where We Work

 

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[ID: a black background with white letters that read: EQUITY WHERE WE WORK.]

 

[Graphic 1 ID: a white background with two logos are on the top of the graphic. From the left, there is a circle logo. In the circle logo, there are two circles within the logo, the outer ring with blue-white color, and the inner ring with navy blue coloring. The black words in the outer ring reads: ALABAMA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, INC. In the inner ring, words are in bold red and it spells: AAD. The logo on the right is two hands signing “equality.” At the center of the image there is a triangle that depicts a colorful and vivid mix and swirl of colors that include the following: teal blue, green, gold, brown, gray, black, and dark colors. At the bottom of the graphic there is a message: Adjacent Space is honored (“honored” is in mint green coloring) to receive the 2021 Golden Hand Award from AAD!]

 

This month, the Alabama Association of the Deaf awarded Adjacent Space the Golden Hand Award, an award that was created by the National Association of the Deaf to recognize people and organizations who have contributed to their local and state Deaf communities. Adjacent Space received the award at the AAD yearly conference. We’re grateful and honored to have our work recognized, and we look forward to continuing to work with AAD on future projects!

 

Equity Where We Live

 

[ID: a white man is wearing a black shirt and brown round glasses. He has a fade haircut. In the background there are three dark doors. The background shows a tan patterned wallpaper.]

 

[ID: a black background with white letters that read: EQUITY WHERE WE LIVE.]


 

[Graphic 2 ID: At the top of this cream-colored background is “SUPPORT ADJACENT SPACE” in mint-green color. At the center of the graphic there is a diamond-shaped checkbox with a dark green checkmark, with a black hand holding the diamond. At the bottom of this graphic--words are in mint-green color: Use AmazonSmile for online shopping]

 

Amazon Prime Day might be over (hopefully you scored some sweet deals!) but no matter the time of year, you can support Adjacent Space when you shop on AmazonSmile! Just go to amazonsmile.com and log in using your Amazon info. Make sure you select Adjacent Space as the nonprofit you’d like to support, and make sure you shop using amazonsmile.com. A small percentage of your purchases will go to support our organization!

 

Equity Where We Play

 

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[ID: a black background with white letters that read: EQUITY WHERE WE PLAY.]

 

[Graphic 3 ID: The graphic is a white background with light-gray lines of squares. At the top of the graphic there is a small logo of camera roll, in mint-green coloring. At the left of the graphic there is a message in black: “ADJACENT SPACE PRESENTS”, and the message on the right reads: “CAPTIONED DRIVE-IN MOVIE” (in mint green color). The message below reads: “An accessible movie night fundraiser for our organization. AUG. 1, 2021 AT LEEDS GRAND RIVER OUTLETS.” At the end of the flyer: “More information to come. Adjacentspace.org.]

 

We have a date for our next Captioned Drive-in Movie night! Come enjoy some fellowship and fun on Aug. 1 at the Leeds Grand River drive-in. More information is soon to come!

Please help choose a movie for us to show. We’ve got lots of great options and need your help to decide! Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NR5WCHP.

 

PERSONAL MESSAGE ABOUT STEVE AUSTIN

 

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A few weeks ago many of us received the shocking news about our community member, Steve Austin, passing away. Some of you may have known him for a long time as an interpreter, mental health advocate, colleague or friend. At the start of this organization, Steve willingly donated his time, energy and positive thoughts towards the inception of what we know today as Adjacent Space. When Adjacent Space had no funding he offered to interpret pro bono in order for Adjacent Space to create connections in the community and begin its journey.  Each volunteer and member of this community plays an important part of the positive change that we can all create, and we recognize Steve for the time he gave us.

 

If you're looking for a way to remember and honor Steve, the best way you can do so is to take care of your own mental health. If you need assistance, check out https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help/

 

If you’d like to donate to the GoFundMe to benefit Steve’s family, please click here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/steve-austin-memorial-fund-family-support

 

[ID at the end: a white background with two hands signing “equality” with large, bolded black words that read: ADJACENT SPACE. At the center of the image there is a triangle that depicts a colorful and vivid mix and swirl of colors that include the following: teal blue, green, gold, brown, gray, black, and dark colors.]