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  • Las Barreras Del Lenguaje Y La Salud Mental De Las Familias

    En abril de 2022 el número de personas nacidas en el extranjero que vivían en los Estados Unidos alcanzó el récord de 47 millones [1]. Además, hay 67,3 millones de personas que en su casa hablan un idioma extranjero o …

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  • Language Barriers and Family Mental Health

    By April 2022, the foreign-born population in the US hit a record of 47 million. [1] Additionally, 67.3 million people spoke a foreign language at home, including American Sign Language. [2] For families that belong to this population, the limited …

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  • Minority Certified Business: A Strategy for Growth

    Minority Certified Business: A Strategy for Growth

    Having your own business is exciting, rewarding, and challenging. Developing products or services and competing in the marketplace is part of your life as a business owner. As an independent language service provider, you may ask yourself questions such as: …

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  • LUNA Awards Scholarship to First-Generation College Student Denise Pizarro

    LUNA Awards Scholarship to First-Generation College Student Denise Pizarro

    LUNA Language Services is proud to spotlight our partnership with Victory College Prep (VCP), a public K-12 charter school on the Southeast side of Indianapolis, to support bilingual students and students from immigrant families. LUNA is honored to donate toward …

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  • International Mother Language Day

    International Mother Language Day

    The second month of 2022 has arrived, and with it comes a holiday that you may not have heard about: International Mother Language Day, or IMLD. Established by UNESCO twenty-three years ago, this day is celebrated on the 21st of …

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  • How to Say “Wishing You Prosperity” in Many Languages

    How to Say “Wishing You Prosperity” in Many Languages

    LUNA celebrates you, our partnership, and the opportunity to achieve language access together. To continue to support our community during this holiday season, LUNA has made a donation to support the outstanding efforts of Exodus Refugee Immigration. Our partners at …

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  • Marina Hadjioannou Waters Receives 2021 Alumni of the Year

    Marina Hadjioannou Waters Receives 2021 Alumni of the Year

    LUNA President Marina Hadjioannou Waters recently earned two distinguished awards as the 2021 Alumni of the Year from both the University of Arizona Alumni Association as well as from the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.  The Alumni …

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  • LUNA Wins 2021 Inclusive Global Citizens Workforce Award

    LUNA Wins 2021 Inclusive Global Citizens Workforce Award

    The Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association (IFLTA), in collaboration with the Indiana Language Roadmap initiative (ILR), presented the Indiana Global and Multil-IN-gual Awards to highlight outstanding contributions and successful efforts to demonstrate the importance of language skills in our globalized 21st century economy. The …

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  • Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a basic training class for aspiring or newer medical interpreters. ASL interpreters are welcome to take BTG, but the majority of BTG participants at LUNA are spoken language interpreters. Early in the 40-hour class, BTG …

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  • For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    In a language services agency like LUNA, two common positions are those of “interpreter” and “coordinator”. While interpreters may possess the needed language skills, not all of them are familiar with the operations of an interpreting agency. Therefore, interpreters must …

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