Call for Nominations for Board Positions!

Saludos Mano A Mano, Inc Members!

Our Mano a Mano nominations committee has been formed for the 2019 election cycle and is requesting that you respond to the attached call for nominations. As members, YOU know your own commitment to supporting the work of trilingual interpreters and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing families who require Spanish language services. Mano a Mano is a membership organization and needs the on-going, renewed support to both membership and leadership. YOU know the issues in your local communities, and that voice is needed in the process.  

Please consider running for office and self nominating or nominate other members who you know can take this organization in the direction to represent critical issues of our communities and liaise with other national and international organizations! Attached you will find the “Call for Board Nominations” document that lists the positions up for reelection this year, as well as the eligibility requirements for each position. If you would like to nominate yourself to a position, complete the nomination form on the last page of the document and send it to nominations@manoamanoinc.org, so that our committee members can review it. If you would like to nominate someone else, simply reply to this email with the name of the individual you would like to nominate and our committee will contact them to see if they accept the nomination. We kindly ask you to respond by November 30th.

Should you have any questions please email nominations@manoamanoinc.org. Thank you for your support and we look forward to receiving your nominations!

Sincerely,

Eli Sierra, MS, NIC, BEI Advanced Trilingual

Nominations Committee Chair

Introducing manoamanoinc.org

Mano a Mano, Inc. has a new website address!

As of July 8, 2018, visitors can now go to manoamanoinc.org to reach Mano a Mano’s website. The original domain, manoamano-unidos.org, is still active and will automatically redirect to the new website. Email addresses for board members have also been updated accordingly.

The change comes with the organization’s several initiatives to revitalize its communication with the membership and the public. Our new URL goes with Mano a Mano Inc.’s presence on social media outlets, such as Facebook (manoamanoinc), Twitter (@manoamanoinc), and Instagram (manoamanoinc).

Other initiatives that the board of directors are undertaking include the creation of a Social Media Committee and a Website Committee — which were announced earlier on the Mano a Mano website — and the introduction of our YouTube channel. All the initiatives mentioned here aim to strengthen the organization’s presence on social media and the Internet. Be sure to follow, like and subscribe wherever you see “manoamanoinc” to stay connected!

¡Mano a Mano, Inc. cuenta con un nuevo sitio web!

A partir del 8 de julio de 2018, los visitantes ahora pueden teclear http://www.manoamanoinc.org para acceder al sitio web de Mano a Mano. El dominio original, manoamano-unidos.org, sigue activo y se redirigirá automáticamente al nuevo sitio web. Consiguientemente, las direcciones de los correos electrónicos de los miembros de la junta directiva también se han actualizado.

El cambio acompaña a las diversas iniciativas de la organización para revitalizar su comunicación con los miembros y el público. La presencia de Mano a Mano, Inc. en los medios sociales, tal como as Facebook (manoamanoinc), Twitter (@manoamanoinc)  e Instagram (manoamanoinc).

Otras iniciativas que la junta directiva están emprendiendo incluyen la creación de un Comité de Medios Sociales y uno de Sitio Web —los cuales se anunciaron anteriormente en el sitio web de Mano a Mano— y la presentación de nuestro canal de YouTube. Todas las iniciativas que se mencionan aquí buscan fortalecer la presencia de la organización en los medios sociales y el Internet. ¡Asegúrate de seguir, poner «me gusta» y suscribirtedondequiera que veas «manoamanoinc» para mantenerte conectado!

Screenshot of website on 2017-11-20 at 11.05.30 AM

Welcome to our new website!

This new site is designed to be accessible and user-friendly on all platforms: desktop, tablet, and mobile. We hope you will find it informative and useful. On this site, just as with our old site, you will find news, events, and resources related to ASL-English-Spanish trilingual interpreting and of course our Trilingual Interpreter Directory. If you are not yet listed, or if you need to update your listing, please request to Join the Interpreter Directory. If it is you need to renew your membership, or would you like to become a member, join us! You may also opt to follow us by e-mail if you like.

Este nuevo sitio está diseñado para ser accesible y fácil de usar en todas las plataformas: escritorio, tableta y móvil. Esperamos que lo encuentre informativo y útil. En este sitio, al igual que en nuestro sitio anterior, encontrará noticias, eventos y recursos relacionados con la interpretación trilingüe ASL-inglés-español y, por supuesto, nuestro Directorio de Intérpretes Trilingües. Si aún no figura en la lista, o si necesita actualizar su listado, solicite unirse al Directorio de Intérpretes. Si necesita renovar su membresía, o si desea hacerse miembro, ¡únase a nosotros! También puede optar por seguirnos por correo electrónico si lo desea.

Le pido perdón por cualquier error que se encuentra en esta entrada. Actualmente, estoy en el proceso de mejorar mis habilidades con el español escrito y hablado. —Daniel Greene, Mano a Mano Webmaster

2017 Council de Manos Conference

There will be no Mano a Mano 2017 conference! Instead, we encourage everyone to attend the 2017 Council de Manos Conference in Los Angeles, CA and/or the 2017 RID Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

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Who is Mano a Mano?

  • Trilingual (Spanish-ASL-English) Interpreters
  • Bilingual (Spanish-ASL, ASL-English, Spanish-English) Interpreters who are developing language skills in a third language
  • Students and Professional Interpreters, Non-certified and Certified Interpreters
  • Interpreters working to advance the profession and support diversity