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Strategic Community Allyship Workshop

  • Saturday, July 27, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Midlands Technical College 7300 College Drive Irmo, SC 29063
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  • Deaf community members of SCAD are eligible to attend for free, but must register online prior to the event to ensure available seating. CEU's are not available under this registration type.
  • Participants not current SC RID members
  • All current SC RID members
  • Participants are currently enrolled in school full-time (must be verifiable)

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Workshop details:

This workshop encourages participants to take a closer look at the perceived and actual benefits of strategic community allyship. Through Deaf lens, Corey Axelrod – founder and CEO of 2axend – will identify multiple ways sign language interpreters can effectively provide long-term strategic support that will collectively benefit the Deaf and interpreting communities.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify  differences between allyship and advocating for an individual person;
  • List strategies to identify how to best support a marginalized group; and
  • List tips to hold other interpreters accountable for their actions.


Additional information:

  • Lunch will be on your own, with a variety of local restaurant options to choose from.
  • Cancellation and refunds will be available until July 13, 2019. After this date refund requests will be considered under board discretion. 
  • Workshop will be presented in ASL.
  • Deaf community members of SCAD are welcome to register to attend free for this workshop to promote the discussion of allyship. No CEU's available under this registration type. 
  • Language policy for workshop attendees: ASL must be used at all times.
  • Workshop registration cannot be transferred to another person. 


We look forward to seeing you there for a fun workshop and collaborative discussion!

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