The Panel Discussion
Facilitated by Jerrin George, this discussion includes a variety of perspectives. You can watch the complete discussion above or you can watch segments of it based on each topic by clicking on the toggle with the topics name. Topics addressed include:
- Meaning of BIPOC
- How to sign “black?”
- Signs in other communities that are sometimes misused
- Advice for white interpreters working with people of color
- Signs for and examples of microagressions
- Examples of white interpreters causing harm for people of color
- Examples of benefits for people of color working with interpreters of color
- Advice for white interpreters on accepting or declining assignments
- Advice for interpreters of color
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Here is a list of panelists in order of appearance:
- Monique Holt
- Amy Parsons
- Topher Gonzalez Avila
- Niesha Washington-Shepard
- Salatiel Pineda
- Erin Sanders-Sigmon
- Rosemary Wanis
- Vyron Kinson
- Ronise Barreras
- Stephanie Hakulin
- Roberto Sandoval
The panel is facilitated by Jerrin George, who has dark black hair and beard, and brown skin. He is wearing a white shirt and sits in front of a purple fabric background.
This section goes from 0:00 – 5:34.
Exploring the meaning of BIPOC
This section goes from 5:34 – 13:14.
How to sign BLACK?
This section goes from 13:14 – 22:27.
Signs from other communities that are sometimes misused
This section goes from 22:24 – 34:52.
Advice for white interpreters working with people of color
This section goes from 34:52 – 45:25.
Signs for and examples of microagressions
This section goes from 45:25 – 52:40.
Examples of white interpreters causing harm for people of color
This section goes from 52:40 – 58:03.
Examples of benefits for people of color having interpreters of color
This section goes from 58:03 – 1:01:03.
Advice for white interpreters on accepting or declining assignments
This section goes from 1:01:03 – 1:11:26.
Advice for interpreters of color
This section goes from 1:11:26 – 1:18:20.
This section goes from 1:18:20 to the end.