Childhood in Translation - Fifth Grade Interpreter
This is an excerpt from the "Childhood in Translation" documentary project. The "Youth on the Edge" module raises awareness about the impact of language barriers through the voices of youth who interpret for their families. Separate scenes address medical settings, the court system, schools, and health care. Targeted audiences include policy-makers, advocates, front-line staff, and other audiences who are interested in learning more about the experiences of immigrant families with language barriers. This particular clip shares the experience a young woman who worked as a medical interpreter for her community as a fifth grader. More info at http://www.sojournfilmworks.com.
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