Los Angeles chapter meeting
Saturday, September 13, 9:30 – 12:30
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Wiengart Auditorium
4650 Sunset Boulevard, (cross street: Vermont), L.A. 90027-6062
Cost: free to members / $10 donation (cash or check) from non-members
at the door – no one turned away
For map & program updates, go to www.chia.ws
Report on the MMIA-CHIA Pilot Test
Speakers will present a power point presentation complete with photos. Volunteer test administrators
Azucena Puerta-Diaz, Maria Elena Solórzano, & Beverly Treumann will report as will two volunteer test
takers, Luisa Taylor and José Escobar
The pilot test in Spanish is a project that joins three organizations in a single collaboration: CHIA, the
Massachusetts Medical Interpreting Association and the National Council on Interpreting in Health
Care. Funding for the project is from the HHS Office of Minority Health. Over a period of three
weekends in June in Merced, Ca., CHIA volunteers were first trained as test administers, and then
assisted in administering the test to 45 people.
Quick discussion about 3rd Annual CHIA conference in Sacramento on Sept 26 & 27
Download conference info:
or register on line at www.chia.ws
Last minute chance for car-pooling and hotel room arrangements.
Q&A on membership meeting, name change proposal (to California Healthcare Interpreting Association), bylaws
Proposals for upcoming chapter presentations and meetings.
Saturday, November 1, 9:30 to 12:30 Sandy Young, Family Nurse Practioner, President and CEO,
Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project; & Catalina Navarrete, Mixteco Interpreter, Las Islas
Medical Group. Speakers are from Oxnard, CA - Location in Los Angeles to be determined.
Saturday, December 6, 10 am to 12:30 pm
Holiday Brunch - Empress Pavilion Restaurant, 988 North Hill Street #201, Los Angeles, CA
SCATIA, CHIA and other organizations will share in a Chinese breakfast of Dim Sum in Chinatown
February 2004 – exact date to be determined - St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Orange CA
CHIA One Capitol Mall, Suite 320 Sacramento, CA 95814
CHIA President: Beverly Treumann, email@example.com, 310 825-8515