Recent Happenings at Found in Translation

Reckoning With Our Silence

By Found in Translation | June 15, 2020

Our hearts are broken. So many Black lives lost to state violence in short succession is an occurrence as shocking as it is familiar, as unfathomable as it is routine. The recent murders left us shaken to the core. The Found in Translation team is grieving and exhausted and on fire and numb. We are…

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Interested in volunteering with our Class of 2020?

By Found in Translation | May 21, 2020

As we make preparations to carry out our Class of 2020 Medical Interpreter Training later this year, we are interested in connecting with potential volunteers for the following roles: Volunteer Mentor (remote only) Volunteer mentors are critical members of the Found in Translation community, helping participants develop their professional skills and prepare them for their…

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Found in Translation receives Open Door Grant through The Boston Foundation

By Found in Translation | May 20, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Found in Translation has received a $25,000 general operating grant from The Boston Foundation through the Foundation’s Open Door Grants program. This funding will support our programming in 2020 as we adapt to meet the needs of our alumnae and support a new class of interpreters through online training.…

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Found in Translation wins 2020 Project Innovation Grant through NBCUniversal Foundation

By Found in Translation | May 13, 2020

We are excited to share that Found in Translation has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Project Innovation Grant through the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation! Found in Translation was selected because of the flexibility of our programming, and our ability to deliver services and programs that address the needs of those impacted by the…

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Deadline EXTENDED to May 16th and other 2020 application updates

By Found in Translation | April 27, 2020

In light of our recent decision to move part or all of our Class of 2020 medical interpreter training to online learning, please see the following updates regarding how this will affect our 2020 application process. 1. Our application deadline will be extended through May 16th to accommodate any individuals who may be more interested…

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Class of 2020 Update

By Found in Translation | April 23, 2020

Dear Found in Translation community, We are monitoring the ongoing efforts in Massachusetts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including how educational activities are being affected by stay-at-home advisories. In the interest of the safety of our students, faculty and community, we have determined that part or all of our Class of 2020 medical interpreter training…

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COVID-19 Update from Maria

By Found in Translation | April 15, 2020

Dear friends, The spread of COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. But the need for language access in healthcare is critical right now, and soon the need for workforce development may be more dire than we’ve ever seen it, and so the show must go on. Below are some updates on how we’ve adapted,…

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Medical Interpreters are crucial to the fight against COVID-19

By Found in Translation | March 27, 2020

A message to healthcare providers in this challenging time – please, don’t forget about medical interpreters! Dear healthcare providers, We are deeply grateful to you for your tireless work and personal sacrifices to do everything you can to care for patients right now. We all need each other now like never before. A successful, coordinated…

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2020 Application Now Open + Information Sessions Now Online

By Found in Translation | March 16, 2020

The wait is over! Found in Translation is excited to announce that the application for the Class of 2020 of our Language Access Fellowship program is NOW OPEN! Applications All applications are online, and due by April 30th. Please review our website for more information and tips about our selection process. Click here for more information and our…

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Maria Vertkin featured on WGBH Lunch Hour Live

By Found in Translation | March 13, 2020

This year, WGBH celebrated Women’s History Month by exploring women making a difference in and around Greater Boston. On March 12th, our founder and executive director Maria Vertkin was featured on a Lunch Hour Live panel with fellow female leaders in Dorchester – Teresa Maynard, Founder of Sweet Teez Bakery and Boston City Councilor Annissa…

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