Four pastel blocks make up the background: a red, a green, a blue and an orange. The neRID logo is on the left. The word Northeast Area Rep is in the red box; the words Vice-President are in the blue box; the word Treasurer is in the green box; the words Metro Area Rep are in the orange box. Also in the blue box is the word Nominations. All these words are in black text. Also in the orange box, in white letters, is the word Elections.

neRID Nominations Sought

Time to vote in an opportunity that is ALOT less stressful! Please submit your nominees for the neRID board positions of Vice-President, Treasurer, Metro Area Representative and Northeast Area Representative to Crystal Pierce at pastpresident@nebraskarid.org Please make sure, if you are not nominating yourself, that you have received permission from the individual you are wanting…

neRID Nebraska Town Hall meeting with (in black letters) RID Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (logo) Aug 15 9-10:30am & Aug 18 7-8:30pm (in black letters) all on a white background

RID Town Hall Meeting with neRID Members

RID is requesting state chapters to hold town hall Q&A sessions for their memberships regarding RID’s possible change to a professional organization (professionally accredited organization). Region 4 rep Deb Martinez and RID representative Carolyn Ball have agreed to attend meetings for neRID (and Nebraska interpreters and the Deaf community in general) regarding this possible change.…

Spread Some Cheer!

From the University of Nebraska – Omaha Sign Language Interpreter Bachelor Degree Program: We have three students that will be missing out on their Pinning Ceremony and their graduation this year.  As you can imagine, many tears were shed.  The Pinning Ceremony is like a ‘rite of passage’ welcoming them into the profession. In this…

Mental Health Interpreter Training Project

Alabama’s Mental Health Interpreter Training Project (MHIT) 2020 is currently accepting applications and the CATIE Center is once again offering financial assistance for folks who have been accepted into this year’s program.    While all interpreters who have been accepted to attend MHIT 2020 are encouraged to apply, individuals from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged…

Save the Date: Omaha Association of the Deaf 75th Anniversary Banquet

Saturday, April 25 2020 OAD’s 75th Anniversary Banquet Omaha Firefighters Hall, 6005 Grover Street, Omaha, NE 68106 For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Barbie Nacarelli at OAD75th@gmail.com or text (402) 212-3760 or (402) 509-5231 (VP). OAD Hall is located at 4050 Hillsdale Avenue, Omaha, NE  68107. If interested in renting OAD Hall,…