Interpreting for Social Justice
April 19-21st, 2013
Contact Josh Diamond with any questions: email@example.com
• To build a cadre of skilled social justice interpreters in the Southeast and Appalachia who can empower immigrant communities by providing language accessibility to promote social justice
• To encourage local leadership in immigrant communities through sharing skills by training other community members in social
• To create multilingual spaces in social justice communities where language is used democratically as a movement-
building tool of power
REGISTRATION FEES (based on income or organization budget) Full and partial scholarships available. If your organization is paying for you to attend, please use your yearly organizational budget to determine your fee.
|$15 – $25,000||$200|
|$25 – $35,000||$240|
|$35 – $45,000||$280|
|$45 – $55,000||$325|
WHO THIS IS FOR: Bilingual social justice activists and workers who would like to learn more about interpreting and translating in a social justice context to empower immigrant communities and build alliances across communities.
SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE
• Interpreter Role and Ethics
• Interpretation modes
• Use of interpreting equipment
• Differences and similarities in social justice interpreting
• Impact of language barriers in social justice movement building
• How to create a multilingual space
Hands-on interpreting by participants throughout the workshop
Please Note: Participants should be able to commit to the entire program schedule (Friday 9 am through Sunday 4 pm).