DIG empowers Deaf and Hard of Hearing Government Employees to overcome communication barriers, resolve accessibility issues, and promote a fully inclusive work environment through networking and fostering professional growth.
DIG is a national non-profit organization whose purpose is two-fold. It serves as an employee support group for Federal employees who are either Deaf or Hard of Hearing and as a resource organization for the nationwide government.
DIG coordinates and collaborates with external forces such as U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Congress, White House, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), National Association of the Deaf, Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Federal Employees with Disabilities (FEDs), and other entities.
Deaf in Government is the national nonprofit resource for government deaf inclusion worldwide. Our network of over 2,000 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals expands opportunities for business and government partnership.
An inclusive government institution where Deaf and Hard of Hearing People participate and contribute to the missions of the United States of America with accessibility, advancement, and networking.
To resolve and overcome communication barriers, accessibility issues, and promote a fully inclusive work environment through networking, and fostering professional growth.