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

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 [...]

2019-05-16T09:13:35-05:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Found in Translation VIEWS May 2019

Where ASL and GoReact Merge Ku Mei Butler Kern, M.A., CI and CT GoReact was never intended to teach sign language. Really, it wasn’t. In fact GoReact software started out as a public speaking coaching tool. A professor invented GoReact as a way to critique [...]

2019-05-16T09:16:34-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 2019 Member Spotlight! Colleen Jones

May 2019 Member Spotlight Colleen Jones, NIC Washington State Region V       Why do you have a passion for interpreting? I originally pursued interpreting because I loved the language. I still do, but the longer I am in the field the more I am motivated by my connections with my community. Where [...]

2019-05-15T12:04:53-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on May 2019 Member Spotlight! Colleen Jones

Election Update from the RID Nominations Committee

Hello! I’m CM Hall, from the RID Nominations Committee. We are responsible for handling the nominations that come in for RID Board elections. We recently sent out a message indicating that we had only received one nomination for each position, so as a result, no election would be necessary. However, it is [...]

2019-04-25T08:39:58-05:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|0 Comments