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ATA to Hold Virtual Roundtable in Response to Film “Translators”

November 29, 2023

A free virtual event held during Universal Human Rights Month will address the challenges depicted in the film Translators and provide insights into the…

ATA Statement on Artificial Intelligence

November 8, 2023

The following statement on artificial intelligence was drafted by ATA’s Strategy Committee and reviewed and approved by ATA’s Board of Directors.  ATA believes it…

ATA Advocacy Update – Landmark Remote Interpreting Case: The State v. Juracan-Juracan

August 25, 2023

In April, ATA joined forces with the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New…

ATA Sends Letter Opposing AB 1032 to California Senate Appropriations Committee

August 24, 2023

On Thursday, August 3, 2023, ATA President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo sent a letter to the California Senate Appropriations Committee on behalf of the ATA…

ATA Proposes Novel Idea to Help South Carolina Court Interpreters Earn Fair Compensation

August 18, 2023

When an ATA member contacted the Advocacy Committee in February 2023 to tell us that court interpreters in South Carolina hadn’t received any raises…

ATA Advocacy at Work: Bill Threatening to Weaken Court Interpreting Standards Derailed

August 7, 2023

Over the summer, ATA has been working hard to protect the rights of court interpreters in California. Earlier this year, the California Assembly introduced…


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

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Client Outreach

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ATA Mastermind Program

E86: Advocacy Committee Updates

The Advocacy Committee is on your side, and Ben explores what that looks like on the international level.

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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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