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Region IV Representative Announcement

2019-06-07T11:22:02-05:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: From the Board|

Hello, I’m Melvin Walker, President of RID. I have some unfortunate news to share with you.  Sonja Smith, Region IV Representative, has decided to resign from the RID Board of Directors. Sonja joined the RID Board in October of 2016, and has been a passionate advocate of the profession during her tenure [...]

Test Prep Course at RID 2019 National Convention

2019-05-31T09:47:45-05:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Conference News|

Hello! I'm Bill Millios, the Director of Communications and Outreach here at RID.  I just wanted to take a minute to ask you a small favor. We have been planning the RID National Conference this summer, and we recently added the Emerging Practitioners Test Preparation workshop on Sunday, July 7th: This workshop is designed for [...]

Intersection of Interpreting with the Complexity of the Legal System VIEWS May 2019

2019-05-16T09:13:35-05:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|

What Can We Do? Benro Ogunyipe, MPA As an advocate, I use my privileged position to educate Deaf people with lower socioeconomic status and intersectional backgrounds about their basic rights. I often encounter individuals, especially young Black Deaf persons from inner cities, who don’t have [...]