InterpretAmerica provides a national and international forum for the interpreting profession.

Our mission is to help raise the profile of interpreting. 

SERVICES

We offer training, consulting, public speaking and more!

CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

We organize annual conferences and participate in interpreting events.

BLOGS AND VLOGS

We regularly blog and provide video content about the interpreting profession.

InterpretAmerica Celebrates Barry Olsen's

New Role in the Profession

ANNOUNCEMENT

MAY 20, 2020

Today we announce that InterpretAmerica co-founder Barry Slaughter Olsen will be stepping down as co-president to join the executive team at KUDO Inc., a cloud-based collaboration platform that enables web meetings and live conferences with real-time multilingual language interpretation.

Read the latest InterpretAmerica blog post for complete details!

During June, the California Assembly Is Voting on Interpreter Livelihood - Do Your Part

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June, including this first week, is yet another pivotal moment for those advocating for a clear pathway for independent contractor interpreters and translators to be able to continue in their profession with autonomy in California. 

 

In April, our efforts focused on proposed language in SB 900, a bill which was withdrawn on May 14 before it ever made it to the floor of that 40-person chamber.

 

Now, the California Assembly's powerful Appropriations Committee is setting the stage for consideration by all 80 Members of that body of AB 1850. This proposed bill currently has language classifying translators under "professional services," effectively providing them exemption from AB 5's sweeping employee classification that made being an employee the only clear option for working as a professional interpreter or translator in California.

READ OUR LATEST BLOG FOR ACTION STEPS TO KEEP THE PRESSURE ON FOR A VOTE TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LINGUISTS.

 

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InterpretAmerica, LLC was established in 2009 to provide a national and international forum for the interpreting profession.

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