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Boston Interpreters Collective

what we do

Interpretation & Language Access

Provide connections to social justice oriented consecutive and simultaneous interpreters for individuals and grassroots organizations in the metro Boston area. Examples: Radical Organizers Conference, MA Domestic Workers Convention, Chelsea Collaborative Tenant Association Meetings

Workshops & Training

Offer BIC members and partners training in Interpreting for Social Justice. Including: Monthly interpretation practice, Annual Multilingual Capacity Building Workshop with Roberto Tijerina. Offer Popular Education workshops about multilingual capacity building, and anti-oppression issues. Collaborations: Mata Hari: Eye of the Day- Recognizing Human Trafficking and Immigrant Rights; Chelsea Collaborative Multilingual Organization Building

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Membership Expectations

If you are interested in finding out more about joining our collective please download the membership expectations overview.

Contact the Collective

Volunteer interpreters and popular educators contact

Members' Biki

Members' biki username and password required. For assistance email Ingrid:

what we believe

Our Mission

The Boston Interpreters Collective is dedicated to promoting a multi-lingual society by eliminating language barriers and building community. We work toward social justice by supporting community organizing through our interpretation services and language classes and popular education workshops. Our collective is committed to promoting equal rights for all by addressing root causes of oppression.

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Meetings and Events

BIC Calendar See full calendar of events

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Curley Parent and Community English Class Fall 2008

Building a Multilingual Society