It is tempting to write 2016 off and move immediately into the new year, but that would mean overlooking some of the profound and fundamental lessons shared by StreetLeverage contributors last year. While public speaking is one of the most fearful things humans can do, expressing one’s thoughts and perspectives via social media in two
Cultural Competence WorkbookThe inaugural installment of IGNITE by StreetLeverage provides a collection of perspectives that explore the journey to cultural competence for sign language interpreters. Explore how: Identities ascribed by others can impact the relationship sign language interpreters have with the Deaf Community.Cultural competence among interpreters supports the work of the Deaf Community towards equity in contrast
Marvin Miller presented Deafhood: Liberation, Healing, and the Sign Language Interpreter at StreetLeverage – Live 2015 | Boston. Marvin explored the Deafhood journey –the internal and external dialogue on what it means to be a healthy Deaf person today– and the role sign language interpreters have and can yet play in that journey. You can find the
Marvin Miller Deafhood: Liberation, Healing, and the Sign Language Interpreter Marvin will explore the Deafhood journey—the internal and external dialogue on what it means to be a healthy Deaf person today—and the role sign language interpreters have and can yet play in that journey. Marvin Miller Marvin teaches Deafhood classes across the country to the
Wing ButlerWing Butler is an entrepreneur and sign language interpreter, passionate about building the sign language/Deaf economy. He uses his social media prowess and unique appreciation for life to build business opportunities that enhances the field of sign language interpreting. Patrick GraybillPatrick was among the original members of the National Theatre of the Deaf troupe.