MassRID and MSAD are coming together to host a community forum partnering with WMAD to discuss several pressing issues affecting our Deaf and Interpreting communities. MCDHH Commissioner Heidi Reed will also be in attendance.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
1881 Worcester Road
This event will be live-streamed on Facebook at the event page HERE
All members of the Deaf and Interpreting communities are invited to attend. Please see attached flyer for details and share widely with your networks.
Please join us at the 2017 MSAD Conference! MassRID will be partnering with MSAD and hosting a variety of interpreting workshops and events, and we want YOU to come and be a part of the action, fun, and learning!
To top it all off, the MSAD sponsored workshops are FREE to all and the Saturday interpreting workshops are FREE admission for MassRID members! Not only will your presence help in keeping MSAD strong, but you will have the chance to socialize, learn, network, and support two extremely important organizations in our field.
There are events and workshops all day long, with a variety of topics for you to attend. Here is what you can expect for MassRID interpreting tracks:
Saturday, September 23: 11:30 a.m. workshops held by MassRID at College of the Holy Cross:
Music Interpreting presented by Janis Cole and LeWana Clark
Advancing STEM learning and assessment in ASL: ASL Clear and ASLAI presented by Jeanne Reis
1:30 p.m. workshops held by MassRID:
Theatre Interpreting presented by Sabrina Dennison
Conscious Vulnerability: Considerations for Sign Language Interpreters presented by Bill Millios
Not only will MassRID be hosting these interpreting tracks, but MSAD will be hosting several other workshops and presentations throughout the day that you should attend! Check the link at the bottom of this page for the full itinerary! In addition, MSAD will have exciting events each evening for you to attend. Membership will save you a few dollars, so consider becoming a member of MSAD! Your support ($20) will allow this organization to continue to provide outstanding service to the Deaf Community in Massachusetts!
Evening Fun (tickets required)**
Friday, September 22: deafYOUTH & Dancing with the STARS! @ American Legion, 156 Boston Road Sutton, MA from 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 23: Dinner and The Deaf Gong Show @ College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Building, 1 College Street, Worcester, MA:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 24: Free community forum and board meeting @ College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Building, 1 College Street, Worcester, MA from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
**Friday and Saturday night events are $40 for members and $50 for non-members; Friday night only is $20 for members and $25 for non-members; Saturday night only is $30 for members, and $35 for non-members.
Again, please remember that events, meals, socials, workshops and presentations are being held all day by both MSAD and MassRID, so don’t miss out on any of the action and attend all three days of this incredible conference. Click the link below for an itinerary or to buy tickets or check out the vlog below for more info about the conference!