State Organizations

Our Sisters Chapters from other states:

• California Latino Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(to be updated soon)

• Illinois Deaf Latino Association

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Established: 1999
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Founders: Carmen Aguilar and Juan Bernal
Current President: Haydee Garcia
Website: www.idlanews.com

• Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan D.C. Area

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Established: 2005
Location: Washington, D.C.
Founders: Dr. Franklin C. Torres, Leticia Arellano and Elvia Guillermo
Current President: Danilo E. Torres
Website: www.ldhhamdc.org

• New Mexico Hispanic Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Established: 2012
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Founder: Mark Apodaca
Current President: Jim Vigil
Website: www.nmhcdhh.org