- About Us
MCSD-DAM’s vision is to integrate Deaf and non-deaf communities with complete accessibility and to empower Deaf culture, arts, and language.
MCSD-DAM’s mission is to identify and promote innovation initiatives and projects that focus on the contribution of the arts, heritage, and culture and to facilitate inclusive and diverse environments.
To promote Deaf culture and signed languages.
To raise awareness about the excellence of Deaf arts.
To foster a collaborative and barrier-free world.
To provide support, professional training, and education for Deaf artists.
To develop and build relations and partnerships with art communities.
To educate and inform the arts community, policy makers, and arts funders about Deaf artists and audiences.
To create and support new initiatives for the creation of new Deaf arts groups.
To increase the involvement of the Deaf community in MCSD-DAM.
Preserve and endorse the five hallmarks of the Deaf culture
Express our value and worth as Deaf artists.
Accommodate an ever changing and diverse environment.
Enhance and maintain relationships and collaborations with various supporting organizations.