All good things must come to an end!
After almost 3 years, the Coalition of Practicing Interpreters and Translators is saying farewell.
While advocacy efforts to improve the conditions of interpreters and translators will always be needed, our 2 primary purposes for existing as a Coalition have been accomplished.
Join Nationwide Webinar May 5 on Victory by Linguists in Pennsylvania
“What Worked to WIN?” Features Front-Line Interpreters Whose Campaign May Be a Blueprint for Colleagues. Space Limited. Secure Yours Today You are invited to this free webinar on Thursday, May 5, to find out. Join interpreters, translators, educators, and allies nationwide to celebrate a win that has ripple effects for all of us. “What Worked to
CoPTIC Founder Lorena Ortiz Schneider Speaks at the NCTA General Meeting
CoPTIC America’s Lorena Ortiz Schneider presented together with Shamus Sayed at the February General Meeting of the Northern California Translators Association. The topic of the presentation was California’s AB2257 and the new federal PRO Act. A recap of the meeting is available here on Translorial, NCTA’s online journal.
Free NCIHC Webinar – The ProAct: How to Protect Your Livelihood (because, yes, we need to), presented by Hans Johnson and Lorena Ortiz Schneider – Jan 26, 2022
This 90-minute webinar will take place on January 26, 2022at 1:30 PM Eastern / 12:30 PM Central / 10:30 AM Pacific. Did you think the threat of taking away freelance status ended in California? It didn’t. Now we have to fix a Federal Bill that portends similar danger to linguists and the people we serve.
CoPTIC America – Who We Are, How You Help
Yes, we can! New video by the Coalition tells how we won an epic fight to protect the livelihoods of interpreters and translators in 2020. It also shows why a federal bill, the PRO Act, must be fixed to prevent irreparable harm to language professionals and people we serve. Watch the video to find out how YOU can help earn another victory.
New FAQ – What’s the Problem with the PRO Act?
Download the handout in our section “Current Handouts” or click here.