New NCIHC Webinar

Context matters in the practice of interpreting but too often the complexities and implications of context are not adequately defined in interpreter training. Instead, learning about the many and varied contexts that interpreters are called into is left to...

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The next NCIHC Membership Meeting date has just been announced.  Be sure to mark your calendar so you don't miss this great opportunity to learn and communicate with others in the field of language access.

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NEW Advocacy Paper!

Interpreter Advocacy in Healthcare Encounters: A Closer Look 

The NCIHC National Standards of Practice Work Group has just published a new advocacy paper on this very important topic.  Click on the link below to learn more.  



NCIHC Statement

Discrimination and Racism Against People of Asian Descent

Asians have a long, rich, and complicated history in the United States.  Sadly, that history includes being the targets of racial bias, discrimination, and violence, which has increased exponentially as a result of the pandemicStop AAPI Hate has reported 3,795 incidents between March 19, 2020 and February 28, 2021. The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) outright denounces these occurrences and the... Click here to continue reading


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