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By Lorena Ortiz Schneider
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Educating government officials and the public about the role of translators, interpreters, and language access in our society is a central part of ATA’s mission to be “The Voice of Interpreters and Translators.” These efforts are led in part by ATA’s Advocacy Committee, which works on behalf of ATA members—and all language professionals for that matter—to specifically tackle policy and legislative language issues.

In Episode 58, host Matt Baird speaks with ATA Board Director and Advocacy Committee Chair Lorena Ortiz Schneider about the committee’s campaigns to ensure the availability of independent contractor classification for translator and interpreters as well as early access to vaccinations and safe working conditions for in-person interpreters. Listen now and learn how you, too, can participate and help make a difference!