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Building your Comunidad I.Q: Working with, in, and alongside the Latino Deaf Community

Program dates:  October 10-12, 2014


Program description:  As an Interpreter, do you find yourself working with the Latino Deaf Community? Have you been looking for more resources (language, culture, teams) to increase your personal practice as well as community resources to serve Latino Deaf consumers  in a better way?  This is the weekend for you! This is the entry level Workshops you have been looking for to bridge the gap.


Program Presenters: Al JimenezArlene Narv�ez and Rafael Trevi�o


Al Jimenez                Arlene Narv�ez          Rafael Trevi�o


Program location: Boston University, Boston, MA















Program cost: Price range $75-$165 See website for details.


Who should register:

  • Interpreters who provide services with Spanish/Latino Deaf Community consumers
  • American Sign Language - Spoken English
  • Trilingual Interpreters in Spanish, English and ASL
  • Spoken Language Interpreters Spanish-English
  • Deaf and hearing Interpreters/students at all levels.

Additional information available at this website:


Register by September 15, 2014 to receive the Early Bird special rate.

Contact Jeannette Ocampo Welch with inquiries and sponsorship at

The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers is a collaborative of six centers funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, CFDA #H160A and H160B to expand and enhance the effectiveness of the interpreting workforce. For more information, click on the center name to visit their website: