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There are five main funding options for freelance interpreters whose work has stopped or significantly reduced because of COVID-19:
PayPal PPP - for those who have applied for a PPP through PayPal
MassRID recognizes the minority status of Deaf people and the long history of linguistic and cultural oppression they have endured. We therefore publicly proclaim our respect and support for Deaf people’s right to self determination and true communication access. (CIT, 1992).
It is the mission of MassRID to work together with the Deaf Community in meeting the interpreting needs of Massachusetts residents by enhancing the quality and availability of sign language interpreters.