Indigenous Interpreting+, a pilot program, specializes in indigenous languages from Mexico and Central America and is one of the
few programs of its kind in the United States helping healthcare providers, courts and other agencies effectively communicate with indigenous people.

Our Clients

 

Our Services

Interpreting Services

Indigenous Interpreting+ helps healthcare providers, community based organizations, public agencies and courts meet regulatory requirements for language access, minimize costs and ensure quality services with competent interpreters.

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Professional Training and Development

We offer a training program and products created specifically to train speakers of indigenous languages how to become interpreters. We are continuing to develop and compile resources and create new tools to support an innovative teaching model for indigenous language interpreters.

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Language Access Consulting

Our expert staff can help you with your language access needs concerning indigenous patients and clients. Please contact us for more information or to schedule a free expert consultation.

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The Beginning

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

August 2015 Webinar: Advancing Indigenous Farmworker Health Care

In partnership with the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF), Driscoll’s recently co-hosted a webinar highlighting how Natividad Medical Foundation’s Indigenous Interpreting+ is advancing indigenous farmworker health care. Learn from two organizations (The Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project and the Natividad Medical Foundation) that have successfully created and implemented language-interpreting and training programs within their communities. These collaborative partnerships and the integrative work happening across multiple sectors is helping to increase the access to health care for farmworker communities.

The webinar recording, presentation slides, and other resources are now available on SAFSF’s website: http://www.safsf.org/advancing-indigenous-farmworker-health-care-funders-webinar/.


PBS Documentary

KQED’s The California Report and KQED.org will be focusing on interpreting in California’s indigenous communities and the potential to reduce health disparities. Indigenous Interpreting+ will be featured in both stories. More details coming soon!

America’s Essential Hospitals
VITAL 2015

Victor Sosa was a featured speaker at the VITAL 2015 Conference in San Diego, California, in June 2015.

Sosa, Co-Founder and Director of Indigenous Interpreting+, spoke on the topic of “Understanding and Using REaL Data to Target Culturally Competent Care”.

The presentation was moderated by Matilde Roman, JD, Senior Director, Office of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, accompanied by Julia Joseph-Di Caprio, MD, MPH, Chief of Pediatrics and Assistant Chief of Provider Services, Hennepin County Medical Center.

 

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