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ITD2021-Matching-Game-Tuesday

Play the Matching Game

By ATA | September 27, 2021

International Translation Day is Thursday, September 30, but why not celebrate the whole week? ATA has planned daily interactive posts for you to engage…

ITD2021-Interesting-Assignment-Tuesday

Share an Interesting Assignment

By ATA | September 27, 2021

International Translation Day is Thursday, September 30, but why not celebrate the whole week? ATA has planned daily interactive posts for you to engage…

Get Ready to Celebrate International Translation Day!

By ATA | September 23, 2021

International Translation Day is officially on Thursday, September 30, but why not celebrate the whole week? Well, this year you can with ATA! ATA…

ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

By ATA | August 30, 2021

ATA’s position on Remote Interpreting Remote interpreting is used in place of on-site interpreting whenever qualified interpreters in the languages needed are unavailable or…

The White House

ATA Urges Administration to Prioritize Evacuation of Afghan Interpreters and Their Families

By ATA | August 24, 2021

The American Translators Association (ATA) has written letters to President Biden and other administration officials urging Congress to immediately prioritize the evacuation of Afghan…

ATA’s Public Relations Committee

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

The focus of ATA’s Public Relations Committee is to inform and educate the media and public about the roles that translators and interpreters play in society and what it means to be a translator or interpreter.

Advocacy in Pennsylvania: Update

By ATA | June 16, 2021

ATA follows up its March 31 letter with this public comment to the recently published changes to the Compensation Schedule for language services in…

ATA’s Virtual Advocacy Trip to Capitol Hill

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

Every year, ATA lends its voice as one of the advocates from the language professions to meet with Congress and request legislation and funding in support of language education and industry priorities. This year, the Association had the opportunity to do so twice!

ATA Joins Red-T in Advocating for Interpreters

By ATA | 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. In…

Advocacy in Pennsylvania

By ATA | April 27, 2021

When their negotiations with the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) regarding the compensation schedule came to a halt, interpreters organized the Tri-State…

ATA Supports Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By ATA | March 23, 2021

To support ATA Members and others in the T&I community who may have lost business or encountered other hurdles due to COVID-19, ATA is…

Outreach

The importance of professional translation and interpreting is often not understood by the general public. ATA continuously promotes you and your services through targeted outreach.

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Public Outreach

ATA's public outreach campaign provides content for professional and trade publications to spread insight to a wide range of readers.

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School Outreach

ATA's School Outreach Program prepares the next generation of language professionals and the next generation of clients.

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Client Outreach

ATA’s Client Outreach Kit is a tool that helps you connect with potential clients and educate them about language services.

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at ATA’s programs, events, and plans. Learn more about the dedicated volunteers that make it all happen.

E58: ATA Advocacy

In episode 58 of The ATA Podcast, Advocacy Committee Chair Lorena Ortiz Schneider talks with Host Matt Baird about ATA’s efforts to educate the public about translators and interpreters, and how you can help make a difference.

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E53: How ATA’s Socially Distanced School Outreach Works

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E52: ATA 2020 in Review

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