New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates

NJBDA Promoting Advocacy and Self-Sufficiency




  1. What is BDA?

    National Black Deaf Advocates is the official voice of black deaf and hard of hearing Americans. Visit us on line at

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  1. Can anyone join BDA?

    Yes, anyone who is interested in and supports advocacy for black deaf and hard of hearing persons is welcome to join.

  2. How Do I Join NJBDA?

    Contact the President of NJBDA, John Lewis at [email protected] for more information

  3. How Do I Join NBDA?

    Contact the regional representative at

  4. How Much is National Membership?

    Associate membership is $15.  Contact your regional reps here.  You can print out an application here.

    Member-at-Large membership is $25.  You can print out an application form here.

    Organizational membership is $75.  You can print out an application form here.

  5. What Are The Benefits of Membership?

    Besides becoming a member of and supporting a worthy organization advocating for the rights of black deaf persons, you also enjoy member benefits:


    As a member, you will receive -

    • quarterly newsletters

    • discounts to conferences

    • special invitations to sponsored workshops

    • discounts on NBDA merchandise

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  1. How Do I Contact the National organization?

    You may write to:


    National Black Deaf Advocates, Inc.

    P.O. Box 32

    Frankfort, KY 40602

    or visit the national website at

  2. How Do I Contact NJBDA?

    You can contact the President, John Lewis, at  [email protected]

    or contact us via our CONTACT US page

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Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 6 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, Mar 7 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday, Mar 13 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, Mar 14 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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