About MADC

What is MADC?

Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens (MADC) was established in 1885 and is a non-profit, 501(c)(4) organization. MADC advocates for and promotes a better quality of life and social wellness of Deaf people through its membership, activities and advocacy.

MADC is run by a board of directors that is elected every two or four years at MADC’s biennial conference.

The Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens is a proud member of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and  Minnesota Historical Society.

Vision: Advance and ensure the quality of life for Deaf Minnesotans.

Mission: Preserve, protect and promote American Sign Language and political, educational, economic and social equality for Deaf Minnesotans.

Values:

American Sign Language
Collaboration and resource sharing
Communication access
Deaf Heritage
Preservation of the Deaf community