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NorCRID (the Northern California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) is a non-profit organization committed to professional development, networking and fundraising efforts for professional interpreters, students of interpreting, and supporters of the interpreting community. NorCRID serves to make the emerging profession of interpreting more viable to its consumers and practitioners.

NorCRID is a Region V Affiliate Chapter of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)

RID is the only national association dedicated to the professional development of interpreters and transliterators. Founded in 1964, the goal of RID is to promote the profession of interpreting and transliterating between American Sign Language andEnglish.

Mission

Note: A revised mission statement is currently under construction.

NorCRID's Mission is to:

    • Exchange ideas, opinions, and experiences concerning interpreting;
    • Further the development of effective communication skills in interpreting and transliterating;
    • Strive for the attainment of the highest standards in these communication skills;
    • Act as a body to advance professional and ethical standards for interpreters;
    • Advocate for professional recognition and treatment of interpreters; and- Support the rights of Deaf and Hard-of-hearing people.

Vision

NorCRID serves to make the emerging profession of interpreting more viable to its consumers and practitioners.

Professional ResourceInformational Point of ContactConductOpportunities for Professional DevelopmentPractitioner AdvocateWorking ConditionsPromotion of FieldService Provider - Interpreter Community RelationsMember OrganizationInclusive and WelcomingDiverse Avenues for InvolvementAlliance of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Interpreting Communities


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