Deaf Culture & Basic Sign Language | October 15

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents:

Deaf Culture & Basic Sign Language

Monday October 15 // 7-9 PM

With Rochester having the highest Deaf population in the world it’s a given that more people are learning the basics of ASL.

Course Objectives 

Participants will leave with a new appreciation Deaf culture and language as well as resources to help them overcome interpersonal and societal barriers in interacting with the Deaf community.


—-> This course is taught by a Deaf educator.

—-> Basics include finger spelling, etiquette, alphabet, and simple communication signs.

—-> Class is $10 per person // Register and pay online

Ages 12 and up

E-mail questions to: Course fee is non-refundable and cannot be applied to a future class or event.

Published by Calvin Eaton

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton aka theglutenfreechef ( Calvin Eaton is a community educator, digital content creator, and social entrepreneur, whose area of expertise includes antiracism, inclusion, equity, curriculum writing, and higher education. In 2016 Mr. Eaton founded 540WMain Communiversity a grassroots non-profit community education and event space ( with a commitment to enrich the Susan B. Anthony Preservation district as well as connect greater Rochester to the neighborhood through antiracism, arts & culture, and wellness education.

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