May 26, 2017
Kanagawa Prefecture next to Tokyo established "Sign Language Promotion Regulation" in 2014.
The Prefecture Federation of the Deaf recommended an actress Saito Yuki, 50, as an ambassador of the spread enlightenment on sign language.
An investiture took place at the Prefecture Office on May 25. (photo)
Saito, a residence of Yokohama-shi in the prefecture, assumed a sign language spread promotion ambassador. Saito will participate in enlightenment events.
Her grandparents who passed away were Deaf, and Saito was familiar with sign language since her childhood.