Word of Mouth - November 2019

Announcements:

Seeking Bilingual Interns! We are gearing up for our Spring 2020 Language Access Project internship, which will be our most robust, impactful and exciting cycle yet! This is a paid internship. Contact meredith@globalwordsmiths.com to apply.

Welcome, Bill! We welcomed a new Operations and Account Support Superstar to the team last month. Welcome to the team, Bill- we are thankful for you!

Thank you to All for All, GPNP, and WCS Pittsburgh. Special thanks to All for All, Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership and Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh for providing a platform for us to talk about the importance of language access in October. It was an honor to present at the 2019 All for All Summit, GPNP Virtual Days, and WC&S’ Interpreter Training in October.

We are still accepting resumes for a full-time Project and Supports Coordinator until Friday, November 8th. This is a technical position and previous experience using CAT tools is required. Contact careers@globalwordsmiths.com to apply.

PLEASE VOTE on November 5th!

With love,

Mary Jayne

Culture:

“Latinx” is growing in popularity- here’s a comic to help you understand why.

Translation, in Sickness and in Health

Surrealist Silvina Ocampo Shines In Two New Translations.

News:

Debt Collection Industry Needs Language Access Laws, Says New York City Report

Resources:

Se Ve Se Escucha - a podcast by the Center for Participatory Change about language justice and what it means to be an interpreter, an organizer and bilingual in the US South.

#IYIL2019

Roxana Quispe Collante Makes History by Defending Her PhD Dissertation in Quechua

From our Partners and Friends

Casa San Jose is seeking volunteers to join its Rapid Response Team.

Global Switchboard is co-hosting Pittsburgh Stands with Kashmir

Women’s Center & Shelter is hiring a Refugee, Immigrant and Limited English Speaking Team Direct Services Advocate.

Wild Turkey Bingo Fundraiser with Literacy Pittsburgh Thrive

Dine to Donate Fundraiser for Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

Hello Neighbor cookie Table Sales are Open

Events:

VOTE! Vote vote vote vote vote vote vote on November 5th.

APALA Know Your Rights Information Session

Building New Hope Appreciation Night

Salsa at Ace Hotel

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue

Conversations on 1619 Series: Post-Traumatic Cultural Disorder

GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays

German Christmas Market 2019

Chili & Chat with Rangoli

Introduction to Indian Breads

Get on the bus to stand with Dreamers!

Hello Neighbor Cookie Table Orders are Open

Live and Acoustic Brazilian Music with Vera and Adriano

Literacy Pittsburgh Volunteer Tutor Training

Caribbean Reggae Nights w/ The Flow Band

Thanksgiving Eve Greek Night

Spanish Movie Night

Tracing Cultural Exchanges in World History through Primary Sources: Beyond what WE got from THEM

Intercultural Thanksgiving Potluck with GlobalPittsburgh

Playtown Square Spanish Storytime

Residência: Jalsa by Veda Indian Small Bites Dinner

Les Miserables

Bhangra in the Burgh

Pittsburgh Polishfest 2019

Italian Cheese and Cider Tasting

Arkhaios Film Festival

Fauré Requiem

The HU - The Gereg Tour

Fall Flower Show: Japanese Inspirations

French Cultural Center Beaujolais Nouveau Party

Rodrigo y Gabriela! :D

Please don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 5th!

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