Presented at the 2022 Summit

Equality Justice and Oppression

0.3 CEUs, PS PPO

This workshop focuses on power, prejudice, and oppression that is experienced every day by people around the world. Lamar and Deborah will focus on common, everyday terminology and vocabulary related to today’s social topics without taking sides on political debates or ongoing social issues.

Workshop Curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • Workshop Handout

  2. 2
    • Workshop

    • Quiz

Reviews from The Summit

Average Rating

4.7/5.0The activity provided opportunities to develop skill and/or awareness.

4.7/5.0The learning materials used were effective and complimented the goals of the activity.

4.7/5.0This activity will contribute to my professional growth.

5.0/5.0The instructor interacted with the participants in a professional manner.

  • Summit Attendee

    This was well done with such a sensitive subject. Safe space lots of participation. Got to learn about others perceptions, views and struggles and how we need to learn about all cultures to be better interpreters. Well done!

  • Summit Attendee

    Absolutely amazing workshop!

  • Summit Attendee

    Great positive instruction with practical application and an unbiased and neutral point of view. REFRESHING.

Meet Your Presenter

Summit Presenter

Lamar Ray

Consultant, Instructor, Certified Interpreter, Trainer and Mentor Lamar was born and raised in Buffalo NY. He attended St. Mary's School for the Deaf in Buffalo, NY. He graduated from RIT, witha Bachelor of Science in multidisciplinary degree in Psychology/Sociology/Deaf Studies. He has an Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the Canadian Institute of English. Lamar is a Nationally Certified Deaf Interpreter, (CDI) and holds RID certification. For over 20 years Lamar has interpreted and taught in many areas:American Sign Language (ASL) Deaf Studies at SUNY Fredonia NY and SUNY Brockport, NY,Team taught Interpreter Ethics, Medical and Legal Training at Holyoke Community College (HCC), Holyoke, MA. ASL Teacher in Bedford HS, Bedford NH, Interpreter Training & Translation at University of New Hampshire (UNH) Manchester. Lamar co-developed a lecture series from: Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture. His articles on Deaf culture have been published in the national RID Views, and he has been used extensively in many ASL translation projects.

Certified Interpreter

Deborah Barnard Ray

Deborah has more than 40 years experience working in the community and teaching. She teachers interpreters at Holyoke Community College for educational, medical, mental health, legal, and recovery training. She has experience working with the Addiction Trauma Recovery Integrated Model (ATRIUM) program.   Her love of cultures and linguistics has helped Deborah become a more sensitive and aware person. She is married to Lamar, a Black Deaf man who is a CDI. They have taught many classes and written curriculums together.
FRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.3 CEU's at the ‘Some’ Content Knowledge Level. TerpAcademy promotes an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or any other protected class.