LightHouse offices are closed for in-person services through April 5, 2021. Check the calendar below for our offering of online classes.
All LightHouse locations will be closed on January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Events in June 2020
- Estate Planning 101: What You Need To Know
Estate Planning 101: What You Need To Know
Kevan Warren is a Trusts and Estates Attorney in Albany California. He specializes in tailoring comprehensive estate planning documents for clients, and advises trustees and executors on the administration of a decedent’s estate in compliance with California law. Join Kevan and LightHouse via Zoom remote access to get started on your own legacy giving plan and learn the basics of estate planning from an expert. Friday, June 5, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
To receive your personal Zoom remote access link to the workshop, please RSVP by Wednesday, June 3 to Paul Blaney, Manager of Individual Giving at email@example.com or call: 415-694-7313.
Can’t join us? Please let Paul know if you’d like a LightHouse Estate Giving Guide or information about joining the LightHouse Legacy Society. This unprecedented time of the coronavirus has been scary and challenging for everybody, especially members of the blind community, who feel isolated from the world. Support LightHouse's COVID-19 Response, including our Care Calls, by donating here. Thank you!
- LightHouse Day! (online)
LightHouse Day! (online)
Join us online for a special Lighthouse Day Lunch and Learn celebration, June 10 from noon to 1:00 p.m. LightHouse CEO Bryan Bashin will kick things off with a welcome and share an update about LightHouse’s current programs and the future. Gil Johnson, a previous LightHouse Board Chair, longtime friend, and former staff member, will give us some interesting little-known facts about LightHouse history.
At the conclusion of the hour, Enchanted Hills Camp Director, Tony Fletcher, and Rehabilitation Services Director, Kathy Abrahamson, will host a LightHouse trivia contest with prizes.
You won't want to miss this. Stay connected with your LightHouse community while we are social distancing. RSVP to Andrea Vecchione at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to being with you.
Wednesday, June 10 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
- Design the Best Accessible Signs (online)
Design the Best Accessible Signs (online)
Attention architects, sign makers and graphic designers: Do you struggle with accessible signage? Are you familiar with the codes, but unclear on the reasons behind them? Do you think accessible signage has to be ugly to be compliant?
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is hosting a training session that will explore the 2010 ADA Standards and 2019 California Building Code, the reasons behind them, and how to get the best possible accessible signage that looks elegant and satisfies the needs of multiple categories of users.
is the link for the official event from SF Design Week.
This is an SF Design Week webinar. Contact BJ Epstein at LightHouse at email@example.com for registration details.
- Master Class: Baywide Disability, Understanding Social Security Disability (online)
Master Class: Baywide Disability, Understanding Social Security Disability (online)
Dazell Mallory, the Owner/Founder of Baywide Disability, has been practicing Social Security Disability Benefits advocacy and consulting since 2012. During his practice, he has had the opportunity to work with a diverse clientele nationwide in a variety of areas relating to SSI/SSDI. His practice incorporates all aspects of SSI/SSDI claims from pre to post-entitlement claims nationwide. Dazell’s experience with the Social Security system is deeply personal, having grown up low vision himself.
This Zoom workshop will be a general overview of the Social Security Disability process. You will learn what It takes to qualify, what medical and work documentation you will need, as well as the different stages of appeals and what they are looking for and how to best prepare. We will also cover the various programs in the Social Security Disability benefits process that you may qualify for and related requirements. Finally, we will discuss post-disability claims and various work incentive programs available.
This workshop is being brought to you free of charge thanks to generous support from the San Francisco Department on Disability and Aging (DAS). Registration is required by contacting Adult Program Coordinator Serena Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-694-7316. Zoom access information will be provided upon complete registration.
The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling (415)694-7325.
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