Erica West Oyedele presented Exploring Liberation and the Decolonization of Sign Language Interpreting at StreetLeverage – Live 2017 | St. Paul. For this presentation, Erica sheds light on the experiences of marginalized students in interpreter education programs and challenges educators and practitioners to rethink how we achieve diversity in the field. You can find the
Organizational systems, depending on how they are created, can limit access and inclusion. Chris Rutledge explores control options sign language interpreters have for creating more inclusive systems in their own community and organizations. For many years, Yale Medical School and Harvard Law school would only admit men; women were barred from entry (Chemaly, 2015). Once
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.
Erica West Oyedele presented Missing Narratives in Interpreting and Interpreter Education at StreetLeverage – X | RID Conference 2015. Her presentation explores the lack of diversity within the predominantly White, female field of sign language interpreting and provides a call to action for potential allies. You can find the PPT deck for her presentation here. [Note from StreetLeverage: What