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TBC News September 1991"Membership organizations, such as the American Medical Association or the American Bar Association, do not certify the competencies of the membership that supports it financially, because this would pose serious conflict of interest issues.

We have not examined the ethical implications of certifying our own membership within RID. It benefits RID financially to certify as many members as possible- since certified members pay the highest dues- yet it may not be in the best interest of consumers and the profession as a whole."

click on the image to read the rest of the article: The Backward March of RID

TBC Co-director Betty M. Colonomos

TBC Co-director MJ Bienvenu

TBC News

TBC News

Archived newsletters, The TBC News, from The Bicultural Center circa 1988-1993. The topics in these newsletters offer historical perspective that continue to be relevant over 30 years later.

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The "Well-adjusted Deaf Person"  by MJ Bienvenu

  Wed-01-1992

Interpreter Education: Counting the Casualties... The Cause by Betty M. Colonomos

Interpreter Education: Counting the Casualties... and The Effect by students

  Sat-02-1992

From the Mailbox:

 letters from Donald Grushkin and Barbara Kannapell, among others, in response to Gallaudet announcements

  Sun-03-1992

Eager for Change by Charlotte Baker-Shenk

We Want it to Happen Now by Janet S. Weinstock and Michael H. Weinstock

  Wed-04-1992

An Interview with Michael Byrd, Deaf Native American by C. Robin Massey

Let's Start at the Roots by Nelly Hencker Owens

  Fri-05-1992

How Long Must We Wait? by Barbara Kannapell On behalf of the TBC News Editorial Board

Barking Up the Wrong Tree from Donna Drake in From the Mailbox

Betty Replies... in From the Mailbox

  Mon-06-1992

Deaf Interpreter Scholarship Fund

The Deaf Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series is offered for Deaf Interpreters. This specialized series is for Deaf Interpreters only. Additional seminars conducted in ASL are designed to ensure that Deaf Interpreters have opportunities and choice of high quality professional development.

Donations from the larger interpreting community and other supporters allow BMC to provide these seminars to our Deaf Interpreter colleagues at lower cost.

Click here to contribute to the Deaf Interpreter Scholarship Fund.

Foundations of Interpreting


The Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series provides insights into The Integrated Model of Interpreting and the processes we engage in while interpreting. Click here for more information on the series as well as a schedule of current seminars being offered.

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