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News from CAPI
January 2012
Greetings!

We have decided to try a new, more agile format to share information, an e-newsletter including updates on our organization as well as other events that may interest the Colorado interpreter community. Please write us if you have suggestions for future content.

The Colorado Association of Professional Interpreters - CAPI
 
In This Issue
Renew and volunteer today!
Learning opportunities
Upcoming social events
Job postings
Membership and ownership
listserve Yes, it's that time of year again. Although some of you have already renewed your membership, many (you know who you are) have not gotten around to it yet!

Remember, if you haven't renewed you no longer appear on our online directory, nor will you enjoy the many other benefits of belonging.

Click here to renew, or join, CAPI for the year 2012!

And once you've renewed, here are some opportunities to become more active in your professional organization:

Volunteers are needed for CAPI's elections committee. This team will coordinate and count votes for the board elections held at our annual general meeting in April. This is a great way to help your professional organization. To volunteer, contact one of our co-directors, whose emails can be found a this link.

We will also be seeking self-nominations for upcoming board positions. Please consider nominating yourself fora position on the CAPI board of directors.  More details soon on the annual meeting will be posted here.
Conferences and training sessions
The 24th Annual Conference of the National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts will be held on May 9-12, 2012 in Omaha, NE at the Hilton Hotel.


The American Translators Association's Interpreters and Spanish Language Divisions will be holding their Joint Mid-Year Conference in Orlando, Florida on March 16-18, 2012. Early bird registration ends Feb. 17.

Interpreter education online offers convenient, comprehensive and language-specific training equal opportunity to students whether there ultimate goal is to: pass a certification exam; build up their interpretation techniques through language-specific training; expand their knowledge of the legal and medical system and specialized topics; improve their performance in the courtroom as well as healthcare settings 
 

Plan ahead, NAJIT, the National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators will be holding it's annual meeting this year in Cambridge, MA, May 18-20th, 2012. Applications are currently being accepted for NAJIT members who, for financial reasons, would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The deadline for applications for this scholarship is March 1.

For more information on these upcoming events, click here.
Upcoming events
Party
CAPI members are cordially invited to attend the annual holiday party of the Colorado Translators Association, to be held at Mataam Fez Restaurant in Denver on January 29th. CAPI members may register to attend at CTA member rates For complete information follow this link.

In addition to our membership directory, you can find an enormous amount of information and resources on our website, including (follow these links to the corresponding pages) reference materials, job and volunteer opportunities, training, and upcoming CAPI meetings.  Check the website regularly for updates.
Job postings
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We regularly post job openings on the CAPI website, some of our current listings are: 
 
Spanish Court Interpreter with Administrative Duties in Ajo, Arizona 
 
Spanish Court Interpreter in Ajo, Arizona 
 
Federal Court Staff Interpreter (Spanish), 
 San Diego, CA 
 
Spanish Court Interpreter 
New Jersey 
 
to see full listings

Quick Links

Interested in Medical Interpreter certification? click here

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Who are we?
The Colorado Association of Professional Interpreters is dedicated to supporting interpreters' professional needs as well as to promoting the recognition of all facets of interpreting in our community. Membership is open to anyone. CAPI is a Colorado not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2001.
 
We are an entirely volunteer organization, and welcome your feedback and participation in upcoming events. 
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