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Upcoming UMTIA Support Group on 7/7/18

Medical or legal, spoken or sign language, whatever the discipline, interpreters act as both witnesses and narrators of many aspects of trauma, which over time can impact mental health and emotional well-being.  This support group, led by a Medical Interpreter, will include education related to stress and self-care as well as dedicated time to support… Read more

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Irish Man Hanged After a Trial He Couldn’t Understand and Pardoned 136 Years Later

Check out this interesting article from The New York Times about an Irish man who received inadequate interpretation services in an English-speaking court in Dublin in 1882. He was hung after being found guilty later that year. Just recently, Ireland’s president “called the trial a “miscarriage of justice” and pointed to a history of systemic… Read more

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