Interpreting for Social Justice

Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center and Stone Soup present
Interpreting For Social Justice
with Roberto Tijerina
January 29 & 30, 2011
at Central Mass. AHEC
35 Harvard St., Suite 300, Worcester, MA 01609
Registration deadline is January 27th:

  • How do we build the capacity as individuals and organizations in social movements to create multilingual spaces where everyone can have their voices heard?
  • How do we build our skills as interpreters?
  • What is the role of the interpreter in social justice work?

| Flyer (PDF – 1.1mb)

This workshop will provide practical tools for developing and improving simultaneous and consecutive interpretation skills, explore the social, political and ethical dimensions of language access and explore how we can include this work in social movements.

Roberto Tijerina is a nationally renowned trainer in multilingual justice and social justice interpretation. Mr. Tijerina was the Language Access Coordinator of the 2010 US Social Forum and former Director of the Multilingual Capacity Building program at the Highlander Research and Education Center.

$40 registration fee includes coffee/tea, lunch, and photocopied readings. Space is limited. Bilingual or multilingual competency is preferred. No experience necessary.

Register ASAP to reserve your spot: | Registration Form (PDF – 430kb) | Registration Form (Word Doc – 254k)

Contact the hosts for more information:
Nancy Esparza – – (508) 756-6676 x13 –
Matt Feinstein – – (508) 343-0035 –

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