In March 1988, Gallaudet University experienced a watershed event that led to the appointment of the 124-year-old university's first deaf president. Since then, Deaf President Now (DPN) has become synonymous with self-determination and empowerment for deaf and hard of hearing people everywhere.

[icon of students holding up four fingers respresenting their four demands] the issues
what drove the protest presented in a day-by-day chronology of events
[icon of Greg Hlibok] profiles & viewpoints
brief biographies of key individuals involved in the protest and personal accounts
[icon of students waving flags at the Capitol] impact
how DPN affected deaf and hearing people around the world

 

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