Workforce Diversity Project: English Language Learners

Overview
Research
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The Workforce Diversity Project sought to provide strategies for three target audiences: employers, job seekers and English Language Learners. Three separate “hubs” were developed to make it easier for website visitors, like you, to find the right content. You are currently visiting the English Language Learner hub. In this hub, you will find:

  • ​Stories from English Language Learners who have successfully implemented strategies suggested by the Workforce Diversity Project. Contribute your own success story by sending Partners in Diversity a message through this form.
  • A snapshot of the challenges identified by English Language Learners during the research phase of the Project.
  • A comprehensive list of the solutions developed to help English Language Learners find living-wage jobs. 

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Translation and Interpretation Services

Title Organization Location Contact
American Sign Language Interpreting Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 503.234.0068
Online Directory of Translators by State, Multiple Languages American Translators Association Portland, OR 703.683.6100
Access to Translators for City Assistance City of Portland Neighborhood Involvement Portland, OR 503.823.4000
Healthcare Interpreting Training Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 971.271.6480
Onsite or Remote Interpreting Services Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 503.234.0068
International Language Bank, 150 Languages Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 503.234.0068
Linguistic Integration Network, Multiple Languages Link Translation Oregon 888.677.5465
Online Directory of Translators and Interpreters, Multiple Languages Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society Oregon, Washington 206.701.9183
Language Line Solutions, Multiple Languages Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association Portland, OR 503.888.0657
Translation and Interpreting for Individuals and Businesses, Multiple Languages Oregon Translation Service Oregon 503.914.1119
Translation Services Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 503.505.5186, 971.271.6481
Captioning for Video Productions and Live Events LNS Captioning Portland, OR 503.299.6200

Translation and Interpreter Training Programs

Title Organization Location Contact
Interpreters Training Program, Multiple Languages Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association Oregon 503.893.9660
Health Care Interpreter Program, Multiple Languages State of Oregon Office of Equity and Inclusion Oregon 971.673.1128

Oregon-Certified and Registered Court Interpreters

Title Organization Location Contact
List of Oregon Certified and Registered Court Interpreters, Multiple Languages State of Oregon Oregon 503.465.4329
Interpreters for Court Appearances, Interpreter Request Form, Multiple Languages State of Oregon, Oregon Department of Justice Oregon 503.986.5500

Small Businesses and Independent Translators and Interpreters

Title Organization Location Contact
Translator, Japanese Adkisson Japanese Translation Portland, OR 503.647.9669
Translators, Multiple Languages Akhbari Abdoighani Portland, OR 503.452.0533
Translators, Spanish All in Spanish Portland, OR 503.699.4017
Translators, Arabic Arabic Eng Translation Service Portland, OR 503.750.2828
Translation, Interpreting, Individual, Business, Groups, Multiple Languages Bruce International, Inc. Portland, OR 503.643.8448
Onsite, Telephonic, Documents, 200+ Languages Certified Languages International Portland, OR 503.525.9601
Translators, Chinese Chen Linguistic Solutions Portland, OR 503.849.7066
Interpreters, Translators, Multiple Languages Cima Services, Inc. Portland, OR 503.357.3480
National Business Directory, Multiple Languages Directory of Translators Portland, OR Internet Access Only
Business Clients, Multiple Languages eGlobalEyes Translation Services Portland, OR 503.889.8570
Translators Empirica Inc. Portland, OR 503.892.8714
Translators, Spanish Gaucha Translations Portland, OR 503.929.8476
Interpreters, Translators, Multiple Languages Infocare, LLC Portland, OR 503.984.1398
International Language Bank, Multiple Languages Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Portland, OR 503.234.0068
State Certified Medical and Court Interpreter, Spanish Just Spanish - Interpreting and Translation Services Portland, OR 503.735.5476
Interpreters, Korean N/A Portland, OR 503.887.4145
Translators, Japenese Kwamura Oblander Language Portland, OR 971.322.8648
Onsite, Telephonic, Documents, Legal, Medical, Multiple Languages Linguava Interpreters, Inc. Portland, OR 503.265.8515
Onsite, Documents, Multiple Languages Northwest Interpreters, Inc. Portland, OR 503.290.3640
Interpreters, Translators, Business, Individual, Multiple Languages Oregon Translation, LLC Oregon 503.914.1119
Onsite, Translation, Travel, Multiple Languages Passport to Languages Portland, OR 503.297.2707
Business Clients, Multiple Languages PTI Global Portland, OR 503.297.2165
Onsite, Translation, Russian Russian Interpreter Service Portland, OR 971.301.5264
Interpreters, Translators, Russian Russian Language Services Portland, OR 503.246.0329
Translators, Russian, Ukrainian Russian/Ukrainian/English MDCI Portland, OR 360.213.8576
Translators, Multiple Languages Sefert Interpreters, LLC Portland, OR 503.789.5820
Telephonic and Face-to-face Translations, Multiple Languages TeleLanguage Service Portland, OR 503.535.2178
Interpreters, Translators, Telephonic and Remote, 100 Languages Trans Perfect Translations, Inc. Portland, OR 503.222.0080
Interpreters, Translators, Braille, Multiple Languages Translations Solutions Portland, OR 503.248.9915
National Business Directory, Multiple Languages VCPA Directory of Translators Portland, OR Internet Access Only
Medical, Multiple Languages VDO Interpreters Portland, OR 503.477.3706
Business and Individual Services, Multiple Languages Via Language Portland, OR 503.243.2007, 503.224.1738
Managing Director ProActive English Portland, OR infopae@proactive-english.com