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VIDEO: One culture, two generations: Learning my mother tongue

Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue? This black history month Lola and her mum Habiba have a candid… READ MORE »

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July 22, 2018 – TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS WALK AND SHARE IN Minnetonka!

Century College Translators & Interpreters Walk & Share July 22nd at 9:00 am JOIN A HIKE AND SHARE! Location: Minnetonka City Hall @14600 Minnetonka Blvd. (Meet by the Community Center entrance)  Minnetonka, MN 55345 Time: Meet at 9:00 AM, leave for hike at 9:30 AM Plan for approximately a 2-hour hike The alumni and students of Century College have created a hiking… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Language Access Advocates, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Translators

Duolingo Documentary: Something Like Home

In honor of World Refugee Day, Duolingo released this documentary about the impact of language on the lives of Syrian refugees. Prepare to be inspired! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcX6i2qp6w0… READ MORE »

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May 26th – Translators and Interpreters Walk and Share in Eagan!

Century College Translators & Interpreters Walk & Share May 26th at 9:00 am Join a hike and share! Location: Lebanon Hills Regional Park (Meet at the Visitor Center) 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN 55123 Time: Meet at 9:00 AM, leave for hike at 9:30 AM Plan for approximately a 2-hour hike The alumni and students of Century College have created a… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Language Access Advocates, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Translators

VIDEO: A Parent’s Campaign to Break Down Language Barriers for ELL Families

Schools around the world, take note: This poignant video shows how one parent in Seattle, Washington (the northwest U.S.) fought for other parents to get interpreting and translation services. If you don’t understand the language of your child’s school—how can you help your child? The answer is that you can’t, or not easily—unless you have language… READ MORE »

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