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ATA 2021 Elections: Slate of Candidates

May 4, 2021

ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to elect a president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and three directors. Here are the candidates proposed by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee!

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ATA Joins Red-T in Advocating for Interpreters

May 3, 2021

ATA has joined Red-T’s international language coalition and Amnesty International to request the urgent relocation of interpreters who assisted American forces in Afghanistan.

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2021 ATA and AFTI Honors and Awards: Nominations Open!

April 30, 2021

Do you know a colleague who deserves to be recognized for outstanding work? ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students.

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Humor and Translation: Yippee-i-o-ki-yay, Amigo!

March 25, 2021

Thanks to Hollywood films, one of the most iconic American images is that of the Wild West, where rugged cowboys ride the open range with only howling coyotes for company, speaking iconic words, imported largely, of course, from Mexico.

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Stand Up, Take Action! ATA Asks Senate to Amend PRO Act

March 12, 2021

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, also known as PRO Act, represents a dramatic change in U.S. labor law, including the adoption of the ABC worker classification test at the federal level. This will make it more difficult for individuals to claim independent contractor status. We are calling on ATA members to contact their senators as soon as possible to inform them of the serious unintended consequences of PRO Act on our industry.

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ATA Endorses H.R. 1009 to Require Federal Agencies to Translate Materials Related to COVID-19

March 10, 2021

Read ATA’s letter to the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1009, which would require all federal agencies that receive federal assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic to translate COVID-19 material prepared for the general public into multiple languages.

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From the President: Looking Forward More than Backward

March/April 2021 Issue

From the President Ted R. Wozniak president@atanet.org The president’s column in this edition of The ATA Chronicle often reflects on the year just ended and recaps the highlights for ATA and its members. As I look back on 2020, “The Year of COVID,” I see that ATA and its members faced and overcame some severe […]

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From the President-Elect: Whether In Person or Virtual, ATA62 Will Not Disappoint!

March/April 2021 Issue

From the President-Elect Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo madalena@accessibletranslations.com Twitter: @mszampaulo Planning is well underway for this year’s Annual Conference, set to take place October 27-30 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Last year we took on a new conference model, a fully virtual event, and this year we’ll be doing the same as we […]

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and the Interpreter

March/April 2021 Issue

For my first column of 2021, I would like to share something that may sound strange but helped me get through 2020: autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR). Until mid-2020, I had never heard of it, but, ironically, my twin sister and business partner read about this audio and video phenomenon in an Austrian newspaper. To […]

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