Cafe supports diversity by teaching staff to sign

Cafe supports diversity by teaching staff to sign

Teaching sign language and barista classes is all in a day’s work for Coffee Educators employee Amber Shaw.

The Lower Hutt based company she works for is running sign language classes in a bid to make the coffee industry more accessible to deaf people.

Coffee Educators, who already employ a significant number of deaf workers, are now offering sign language courses to the wider public.

The company runs three cafés in Lower Hutt and says the classes are another step towards making the coffee industry more inclusive.

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