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MRID 2016 Spring Conference

April 9, 2016 - April 10, 2016

The African American Experience: A Perspective on Language, Culture, and Race
Presented by Carlos Grant, NIC
Saturday April 9th & Sunday April 10th
1.0 PS RID CEUs or 10 ASL Hours

This workshop will address many topics of race, language (ASL & English), norms, culture, myths, communication, power and privilege, conflict, history, and social standards within the African American & Black Deaf and hearing communities. We will also be joined by a panel of Black Deaf community members, and a panel of Black hearing interpreters to share their insights and experiences.

Amherst H. Wilder Center
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(Lexington & University)
Free Parking in Ramp

MRID Member Interpreters: $130
ASL/DHH Professionals: $130
Non-Member Interpreters: $165*
ITP Students & Pre-Certified: $80
Deaf Community Members: $80

Registration includes light breakfast, ​lunch, ​coffee, beverages, and ​snacks

Workshop presented in ASL & English with ASL interpreters provided.

*Non-member interpreters will automatically become members​

Saturday April 9th
Registration/Light Breakfast: 8:00am
Workshop: 9:00am - 4:00pm
​1 hour for lunch​
Sunday April 10th
Light Breakfast: 7:30am
Workshop: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Register now online at or mail in registration form

MRID is an approved RID CMP Sponsor

Questions? Contact Spring Conference Chair:
Tarra Grammenos, M.S., SC:L, NIC Advanced
See you there!​



April 9, 2016
April 10, 2016
Event Category:




ASL, ASL Interpreted


Amherst H. Wilder Center
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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