speaking of the fabulous Wayside, they have a training coming up
March 23rd - 25th, 2012
1100 Mill Pond Road
Faber, VA 22938
- 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 justice interpreting
- To create multilingual spaces in social justice communities where language is used democratically as a movement-building tool of power
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 10 am through Sunday 4 pm).
Registration is based on a sliding scale. If you are paying for the workshop yourself, use your household income. If your organization is paying, use the organizational income. Registration includes three days of training, meals, lodging and linens.
Full and partial scholarships are available.