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ATA Advises California City Council on Language Access

ATA Advises California City Council on Language Access

September 1, 2022

Following Santa Maria City Council’s decision against adding live interpreting services to its meetings, ATA reminded the mayor and council members in writing of…

ATA Supports Interpreters Seeking Fair Pay in Nevada

ATA Supports Interpreters Seeking Fair Pay in Nevada

August 16, 2022

ATA has written to Nevada’s Court Administration Office of the Eighth Judicial District Court in support of fair compensation for freelance interpreters working in…

ATA Action Alert

ATA Action Alert: Share Why Contractor Status Works for You

June 23, 2022

This is a special Action Alert from the ATA Advocacy Committee! Potential Misclassification of Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The U.S. Department…

ATA Wins FIT’s Best Website Prize

June 16, 2022

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) has announced ATA’s website as the winner of its Best Website Prize! The award recognizes the website that…

T&I Stakeholders Talk Interconnections

May 17, 2022

Interconnections are key to shaping legislation and policy, facilitating technology and its integration, and crafting education and training in ways that benefit the translation and interpreting industry as well as the greater language enterprise.

ATA comments on Oregon HB 2359

ATA Comments on Oregon’s HB 2359

April 18, 2022

ATA has written the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to urge the agency to address access for individuals speaking languages of lesser diffusion as it…


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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 Kit

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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Listen to Podcasts about Advocacy and Outreach

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

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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