"...Advocacy driven by constituents can reshape policy for the better, but it takes grassroots organizing, teamwork, careful strategy, and bold advocacy in order to prevail." - Lorena Ortiz Schneider, Founder of CoPTIC
It has been a long road to securing protections for California translators and interpreters. The latest AB 5 fix-it bill, AB 2257, has been amended to include protections for translators and interpreters and is now set to pass both chambers and proceed to the governor for signing.
JNCL-NCLIS commends the work of CoPTIC, ALC, ATA, and every language advocate who took action.
The protections as summarized by CoPTIC include:
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