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CONTENTS

May/June 2020
Volume XLIX
Number 3

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FEATURES

Heritage Speakers in Health Care
Interpreting: A Case Study in Virtual Training

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ATA Members and the CARES Act
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic
Security Act, or the "CARES Act," provides
emergency assistance and health care
response for individuals, families, and
businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus
pandemic. Here's a summary of the provisions
that are pertinent to ATA members.

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ATA's Statement on California Senate Bill
900 Amending AB 5
An amendment to AB 5 has been introduced
to the California Legislature. While SB 900 is
an improvement on the situation under AB
5, ATA believes there are several issues that
should be addressed and resolved before ATA
can fully support the bill.

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InterpretAmerica 2020: A Timely Response
to an Unprecedented Crisis
In early March, when it became clear that the
world was headed toward global lockdown
because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the
interpreting profession was thrown into nearly
universal chaos. To respond to the crisis,
InterpretAmerica held a two-hour online
panel to discuss how to ensure professional
interpreting services during the pandemic
and beyond.

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Marketing Services during a Pandemic and
Economic Crisis: Why You Should Do It and
How to Get It Right
While I'll admit that I initially questioned
whether I should be marketing my services
during a global health and economic crisis, I
quickly changed my mind. Why? Because our
clients still need us, and their clients need
us. Plain and simple.

What the Business Practices Education
Committee Is Doing for ATA Members

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you need specialized knowledge and an
inside track. As an ATA member, we've got
you covered with ATA's Business Practices
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40	Alliant
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Going Institutional: A Primer on Translation
for International Organizations
Translating for international organizations
involves a steep learning curve, but it also offers
an environment of steady work and predictable
income, as well as daily opportunities to be on
top of world affairs and to work on assignments
that make a difference.

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Looking for Member News and Humor
and Translation? These columns are found
in the Chronicle-Online edition:
www.atanet.org/chronicle-online!

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Connect
with ATA

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Two experienced trainers share some
lessons learned from the efforts of a threemonth training program at Barton Health
in South Lake Tahoe, California, to prepare
bilingual employees who are Spanish
heritage speakers to enter the field of health
care interpreting.

37	Middlebury Institute
http://bit.ly/Middlebury-Institute

COLUMNS
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From the President

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From the President-Elect

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ATA Social Media

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Executive Director

30	 Interpreters Forum
32	 Entrepreneurial Linguist
33	 Geekspeak
35	 Resource Review
38	 Certification Forum


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