Learn what it means to be a NAOBIan. Benefits like professional development, networking, and community support are only a few of the perks to becoming a NAOBI DC member.
When you become a member of NAOBI DC be prepared to learn more about your community, share and grow with other local interpreters of color, and further develop your interpreting skills. And if you’re already a member but need to renew your membership, welcome back!
Contribute to an organization with a meaningful purpose. Interpreters of Color make up less than 15% of the certified population. With your help, we can change those numbers.
BECOME A MEMBER
Join NAOBI-DC and become a part of a supportive and ever-growing organization. Our Membership Chair, Khera Colbert, shares four ways you can become a member1
Self-Care for Interpreters (Online) October 16, 2019-December 8, 2019 Prepares individuals with knowledge and resources to engage in appropriate self-care as professional interpreters. Students learn the importance of maintaining both psychological and physiological health, the warning signs of trauma, self-advocacy while on assignment and how to engage in healthy practices. **This course is [...]
MACDHH Room Naming Ceremony September 13, 2019 | 12-2 PM | Light Refreshments 100 Community Pl. Crownsville, MD MACDHH Meeting & Town Hall to Follow Hello, Director Kelby Brick personally extends this invitation for you to attend our room naming ceremony on Friday, September 13 at 12pm. We are honoring Dr. Gertrude [...]
Diversity in Higher Education: Starting the Discussion, Part II September 17, 2019 | 6-8 PM ET Hosted by RID This workshop will add on to "Diversity in Higher Educations: Starting the Discussion, Part I" on diverse cultural perspectives in the classrooms by utilizing videos and discussions around experiences of diverse Deaf and [...]
Intro to Psychopharmacology for ASL Interpreters This module, designed with Daniel Lundberg, will focus on the three pillars of psychopharmacology: symptoms, medications, and side effects, as well as how each may impact our work as interpreters. Psychiatric medications can come up in a variety of settings, including annual medical appointments, psychiatric medication check [...]
August General Body Meeting Live Stream This video is a recording of the NAOBI-DC General Body Meeting that took place August 23, 2019, at Gallaudet University. There may be instances of slow playback from time to time due to the strength of the internet connection. The audio [...]
Open Full-time Faculty Position – ASL Specialist III ASL & Interpreter Education Department Eastern Kentucky University Please share with interested applicants! The ASL and Interpreter Education Department at Eastern Kentucky University's mission is to increase the understanding, respect, and equality of Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing people and their diverse [...]
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Some of our members are active interpreters. Search our directory to find an ASL interpreter that meets your needs.
FIND A MEMBER
Search our directory to locate a NAOBI-DC member.
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