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Patriot’s Day Celebration in Boston

Boston Metro Will be Busy During StreetLeverage – Live! On the third Monday in April, Bostonians celebrate Patriots’ Day, which remembers the Battles of Lexington and Concord, struggles that marked the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. Boston locals have ample opportunity to celebrate on Patriots’ Day in Boston, including a game a Fenway, reenactments,


Why StreetLeverage Live

What is StreetLeverage – Live?

StreetLeverage—Live spotlights sign language interpreters and industry stakeholders who are rethinking the way we understand, practice, and tell the story of the sign language interpreter. Held annually, this event endeavors to provide a platform where ideas are exchanged, connections are formed, and proactive thinking is encouraged in order to propel the field forward and refocus


Accountability - The First Step to Harmony for Sign Language Interpreters

Accountability: A First Step to Harmony Among Sign Language Interpreters?

Altering our approach to problem-solving by moving from blame to accountability can transform the field of sign language interpreting. Have you ever felt a great line of divide working its way through the interpreting profession? It seems that recently every group discussion, article, or even online discussion revolves around one group being frustrated with the


Stacey Storme - StreetLeverage - Live 2015 Talk

Self-Awareness: How Sign Language Interpreters Acknowledge Privilege and Oppression

Stacey Storme presented Self-Awareness: How Sign Language Interpreters Acknowledge Privilege and Oppression at StreetLeverage – Live 2014 | Austin. Her talk lead attendees through an exploration and acknowledgement of the impact privilege and oppression can have on the practice and self-awareness of sign language interpreters. You can find the PPT deck for her presentation here. [Note from StreetLeverage: What