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.…

Louisiana RID Virtual Conference

JUNE 20, 2020 You can attend this conference from the comfort of your home. Register online through LRID’s webpage, www.lrid.org Registration deadline is June 19, 2020 at 9:00 am Only those who register will receive an email prior to the conference with the instructions to sign-in for the workshop, PowerPoint material and the evaluation form.…

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,…