Celebrating Partners Like You

Join us on April 20th, from 6-8pm at the Uber DC headquarters as we celebrate our deaf and hard of hearing driver partners.

Last year, we launched new app features for our deaf and hard of hearing driver-partners to make it easier to see trip requests and connect with riders. This year, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with a leading nonprofit, Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD), to invest in the deaf and hard of hearing community on a national level. The unemployment and underemployment rate is over 70% in the deaf and hard of hearing community. Together, we’re working with CSD to reduce this number and empower more people to earn a flexible living.

The Details

When: Wednesday, April 20, 6-8pm
Where: Uber DC Office near Farragut Square
Who: You, plus a friend!

Don’t miss out on these special event details:

  • Prize Raffle: Win a free night’s stay at any Starwood hotel, tickets to Washington Nationals baseball game, and other great prizes!

  • Refer a Friend prize: Know someone interested in driving with Uber? Bring them to the event and when your friend signs up with your referral code, you’ll receive $100 and so will your friend after they take their first trip.*
  • Food, drinks, and visual art provided by Hot off the Press! and Rosemary’s Fabulous Cakes
  • Uber booth: We’ll also have Uber staff and ASL interpreters available to help answer any questions and assist new drivers to sign up.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 15, 2016.

Who is CSD?

CSD is a non-profit dedicated to creating an equal, fully integrated life for deaf and hard of hearing people everywhere. For over 40 years, CSD has changed how deaf, deaf blind and hard of hearing people communicate and interact with our world.

*This applies to referrals for driver-partners in Washington, DC. Referral incentives vary by city. 

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