Sakina Batool, CEO of DigiDeaf – Pakistan

Sakina Batool, CEO of DigiDeaf – Pakistan

Breaking barriers, shattering glass ceilings, and paving the way for a new generation of empowered individuals. Meet Sakina Batool, the visionary CEO of DigiDeaf, on a mission to unleash the potential of Deaf women in Pakistan. Her passion for education and career opportunities is inspiring and revo

Zimbabwe: Lost in Sign Language Translation

Zimbabwe: Lost in Sign Language Translation

Who said sign language wasn’t a universal language? Blessing and I try to translate between Zimbabwe Sign Language and American Sign Language but all we end up with is a bunch of laughs! Check out the video and see for yourself.Thanks to York Lodge for a great partnership. Check their lodge here.

Stop Saying Poor or Third World

Stop Saying Poor or Third World

“Third-world or poor? Neither! ‘Developing nations’ is the new power phrase. Hear what Joel has to say about why it’s important to get this language right. (captioned)

Deaf Iraqi Advocate

Deaf Iraqi Advocate

Marwa Shihab مروه شهاب, a Deaf Iraqi advocate, discusses with Joel about Deaf education and Deaf rights in Iraq. She has a bright future for Deaf people in Iraq as she won’t give up the fights with the government. (captioned)

Washington Akaranga

Washington Akaranga

Washington Akaranga is the Kenya Sign Language research project coordinator in Nairobi, Kenya. He involves with the Kenya Sports Federation of the Deaf. See what he says about American Sign Language and Kenyan Sign Language. (captioned)

Ashura Michael

Ashura Michael

Ashura Michael shows her bold, brave running the political in Nairobi, Kenya. She has advocated for the Deaf Community and brought more potential jobs for Deaf women in Kenya. Joel has a chance to chat with her strong vision in the Kenya senatorial race. (captioned)

Inequities In Accessibility

Inequities In Accessibility

Joel discusses the inequities in accessibility of which there are many and this video touches on geolocated E911 accessibility and the urgency of having one phone number. It is past time for functional equivalency and equal access. We need to share our concerns with Federal Communications Commission

Coffee with Joel: Nagish

Coffee with Joel: Nagish

Joel chats with Matt Sherman about Nagish, a start-up technology company. Nagish gives its users full ownership of their calls by converting text-to-speech and speech-to-text in real-time so that one side of a phone call can type and read while the other side can hear and speak. (captioned)

Online Academy-American School for the Deaf

Online Academy-American School for the Deaf

Stacey Katz Shapiro, Online Academy Coordinator, and Jeffrey S. Bravin, Executive Director of American School for the Deaf, share their new program. Joel is enthusiastic about their future online Deaf Education around the world. (captioned)More information about Online Academy. https://www.asd-1817.

Joel Jump Art Fundraising

Joel Jump Art Fundraising

Jennifer Tandoc Artist collaborates with Joel Barish doing the fundraising for Deaf children that Joel will travel to a country in November. All 100% proceeds to Deaf children. Check it out! (captioned)Your donation will be included a sticker and a magnetic here.

Daniel Durant

Daniel Durant

Daniel Durant is a Deaf actor, ASL artist and is involved in lots of stages at Broadway, Los Angeles, different places around the world. Joel has seen him growing from Switch at Birth to Broadway to currently CODA movie. See what he has shared with Joel about his journey and future plans. (captioned

Avril Hertkneky

Avril Hertkneky

Avril Hertkneky, a Deaf author of From Rejection to Love. Her family is from Iraq and experienced hardship with them. She started writing her book in Texas and becomes an activist to support Deaf children from abuse and neglect in Canada. (captioned)You can order her book on https://www.fromrejectio

Amaree McKenstry-Hall

Amaree McKenstry-Hall

Amaree McKenstry-Hall is in Netflix’s Audible has captured the audience’s heart even the documentary is only 38 minutes long. See what he has to share his plans with Joel. (captioned)

Aarron Loggins

Aarron Loggins

Aarron Loggins, a Deaf author of My Struggle, My Success. He shares his experience as black deaf with the ups and downs of his life journey. He performed the national anthem in ASL at Super Bowl LIII. See what Joel and Aarron are talking about in his book. (captioned)You can order his book on https:

Troy Kotsur

Troy Kotsur

Troy Kotsur has been acting and directing for over 20 years. He choreographed an adapted form of sign language in the series of The Mandalorian on Disney+. He shares his great experience with his latest accomplishment, his role in the CODA with Apple TV+. (captioned)

Deaf Afghanistan

Deaf Afghanistan

In this coffee chat, Rohullah, a local Deaf Afghan in Kabul, Afghanistan, shares his experience during the situation., He also shares some sign language with Joel. (captioned)

Fausto Müller, Deaf Guatemalan Photographer

Fausto Müller, Deaf Guatemalan Photographer

Fausto Müller is a Deaf Guatemalan photographer. He grabs the opportunity to visit the latest eruptions at Pacaya Volcano. Joel has seen the same volcano in 2008 and compares Fausto’s current situation. (CC Captioned)

MIPS Helmet Awareness

MIPS Helmet Awareness

In this coffee chat, Scott Kramer and I want to discuss the MIPS helmet and its added safety benefits. The Limar Air Pro MIPS is lightweight, aerodynamic, compact, and incredibly ventilated and features MIPS Ai. (captioned)More information about Limar Italia www.limaritalia.com

Liisa Kauppinen, A Finnish Human Rights Activist

Liisa Kauppinen, A Finnish Human Rights Activist

Joel sits down with Liisa Kauppinen, a leader who has worked with deaf advocacy both in Finland and around the globe! Find out Liisa’s thoughts on issues surrounding the Deaf community and how things have changed over the past 60 years. (captioned)

A Comedian Photographer…Yes, We’re Serious!

A Comedian Photographer…Yes, We’re Serious!

David Wimble is a Deaf Australian photographer who is also a comedian. A unique combination is yet flawless! See some of David’s projects and get an insight into his journey in becoming the person he is today.

JUKA: Finding your inner truth through coaching

JUKA: Finding your inner truth through coaching

With her background in being CEO of Deaflympics, Executive Director of ADWAS (Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services), National Relay Training Manager of AT&T, and serving on the Board of Trustees for Gallaudet University, Tiffany uses all of her experience into coaching others on their journey into

Meet the First Deaf Member of the European Parliament!

Meet the First Deaf Member of the European Parliament!

Ádám Kósa is the first Deaf Politician elected to the European Parliament, a section of the European Union (EU). Ádám represents his home country, Hungary. Here he shares his accomplishments and journey to becoming the first Deaf Member of the European Parliament (MEP).