Empowering Deaf and hearing youth to spark social impact through dance, ASL and mentoring.
DEAFinitely, Inc., is a non- profit organization that serves
Deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, deaf-disabled and hearing youth
representing multi-lingual, cultural, racial, and socio-economic diversity.
DEAFinitely youth learn to communicate and work together as a team, expressing positive messages through dance and ASL.
Connections developed between youth transcend through the
performing arts, mobilizing diverse communities of all ages and
backgrounds to bridge cultures, languages and differences.
Through Deaf-to-Deaf mentoring, youth engage in regular ASL-rich outlets to deepen connections and develop fundamental skills to interact in the world.
What's Happening Now
Boston Foundation awards DEAFinitely $50,000 grant
Foundation Award Shines a Light on the Talents of Deaf Youth
in Building Communication Equity in Boston
5 Things about Kourtney Dolliole, who was the Deaf Youth Council Guest in April 2022
Kourtney is the first deaf generation in a hearing family.
Kourtney was born in New Orleans, LA. In 2003 and moved to Texas in 2005 because of Hurricane Katrina.
She loves playing sports, dancing, acting, and making videos.
She grew up in mainstream school, then transferred to Texas School for the Deaf for four years in high school.
She is a USA Deaflympian for track and field and competed in the 24th Deaflympics in Caxias Do Sul, Brazil. She runs sprint and relays and received one silver and one bronze for 4x100m and 4x400m relays!!