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Best of StreetLeverage 2015

StreetLeverage: The 2015 Posts that Moved Us

As a way to welcome 2016, we handpicked 10 posts that inspired reflection, demonstrated courageous thinking, or generated spirited conversation. It is our guess that you were moved by some of these 2015 gems as well. If you missed one, take a moment to enjoy the goodness. * Posts not listed in any particular order. 1.

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ChangeMaker Live 2015

StreetLeverage – Live 2015 | Increasing the Value of Deaf-Interpreter Community Solutions: An Appreciative Inquiry Process

Evening Session: Change Maker Increasing the Value of Deaf-Interpreter Community Solutions: An Appreciative Inquiry Process Anna Witter-Merithew and Kellie Stewart will facilitate an appreciative inquiry process that gives participants an opportunity to share ideas, resources, and recommend solutions to advance the field of sign language interpreting. Join the conversation! Facilitated by Anna Witter-Merithew and Kellie Stewart

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Historical Reflections

Interpreter Education: History is a Relentless Master

We are realizing that this huge shift from one cohesive community into two separate communities has had a direct impact on interpreter education. Dennis Cokely and Anna Witter-Merithew presented, Interpreter Education: History is a Relentless Master as part of StreetLeverage’s Interpreter Education Month celebration. This presentation  focused on the critical lessons that the field of

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CIT 2014 – Workshop | The Contribution of Deaf Interpreters to GATEKEEPING Within the Interpreting Profession: Reconnecting with our Roots

Description There is increasing interest in finding ways to return Deaf people to the position of Gatekeeping they once held within the interpreting profession. We propose that one way in which the role of gatekeeping is currently evident is through the work of Deaf interpreters who work collaboratively with hearing interpreters. This session will provide

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October is Sign Language Interpreter Education Month

October is Sign Language Interpreter Education Month

StreetLeverage is pleased to present October as Interpreter Education Month (IEM) on StreetLeverage.com. The aim of Interpreter Education Month is to showcase insights, perspectives, considerations and dynamics impacting the education and training of sign language interpreters. We are delighted to share that StreetLeverage is partnering with the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) to focus this

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Anna Witter-Merithew Bids Farewell to ILI Attendees

Institute on Legal Interpreting: Backstage Access for Sign Language Interpreters

Is it possible to create a learning environment that effectively supports taking 220+ sign language interpreters on a guided exploration of their work, while offering real-world advice on how to enhance this work, and do it all in three days? Prior to attending the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) in Denver, Colorado August 21st-23rd,

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StreetLeverage at the Institute of Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage Coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage is excited to announce its partnership with the MARIE Center to provide coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) held in Denver, CO August 21-23, 2014. The 2014 ILI conference will give participants a unique opportunity to collectively observe, analyze, and discuss the performance of highly effective Deaf-hearing and hearing-hearing interpreter teams in

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Anna Witter-Merithew

Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters

Anna presented, Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters, at StreetLeverage – Live 2013 in Atlanta, GA. Her talk examined how interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an  interpreter-centric perspective.  In large part, this interpreter-centric approach to our work is the result of

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