Registration is now open for the NYC Walk4Hearing on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Join us for a beautiful autumn walk in Riverside Park with views of the Hudson River. The largest Walk of its kind, New Yorkers join 19 other HLAA Walks across the country as we issue a Call to Action* on behalf of 48 million people with hearing loss in the United States.
Registration and festivities begin at 9AM, with exciting entertainment, children’s activities, meet and greet community representatives, and more. Opening ceremonies and the Walk begin at 10:30 AM. Enter the Park at Riverside Drive, either at 97th or 103rd Street.
Help support HLAA-NYC by joining our chapter team, "Walk New York!" AT THIS LINK. If you would like to start your own team, REGISTER HERE. If you would prefer to make a donation without joining a team, click ‘MAKE A GENERAL DONATION TO THIS WALK'.
*CALL TO ACTION
1. Show your support for the Over-the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. Take a few minutes to email your senators and representatives now, urging them to co-sponsor these important bills. Standby for updates within the next few months and more action on Walk day. Your participation can have a significant impact on the future of affordability and accessibility for people with hearing loss. TAKE ACTION NOW
2. Advocate on your own behalf. For example, request a captioning device at a movie theater or get a captioned telephone. Here’s a LIST OF SUGGESTIONS to help get you get started.