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Project CLIMB Summer 2019 Training 


Navigating the Legal System Through Deaf Eyes

May 30 - June 1, 2019

The University of Northern Colorado 
University Center, Grand Ballroom
2101 10th Ave, Greeley, CO

 This website gives you all of the information you need to register and attend the training.



Fragrance-Free Event:
For the health and safety of participants we request that everyone come fragrance-free to this training.

Limited seats available. Registration will close when all seats are filled.
NO registrations accepted at the door.

Information & Resources

  • Registration Cost

    Training Registration Cost: $200
    Registration includes 6 meals and 2 Professional Studies CEUs (1 legal CEU & 1 PPO CEU) offered by UNC's Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies, an approved RID CMP Sponsor. Partial CEUs will not be given. 

    Cancellations: For cancellations made by May 20, 2019, your registration fee will be refunded less a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after May 20, 2019

  • Program

    Interpreting is not just about the words and signs being used but about understanding the goals and world views of the people communicating in that particular situation. More importantly, interpreters benefit from having an understanding of the impact and outcome of the situation that is being interpreted.

    Shifting Perspectives. What Advocates & Attorneys Believe Interpreters Ought to Know.  
    Join our panelists in exploring what interpreters ought to know about interpreting in legal settings. 

    Facilitated Discussions
    Facilitated discussions about Deaf people's experience in legal settings 


    Aracelia Aguilar


    Rachel Arfa


    Sharon Caserta


    Amber D. Farrelly


    Najma Johnson


    Talila Lewis


    Howard Rosenblum

    Learn more about our panelists here!

  • Schedule 
    All training activities will occur in the University Center’s Grand Ballroom.
    2101 10th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631

    2 Professional Studies CEUs (1 legal CEU & 1 PPO CEU) offered by UNC's Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies, an approved RID CMP Sponsor. Partial CEUs will not be given.

    Thursday, May 30th

    4:30pm-5:30pm Registration

    5pm-6:30pm  Dinner (provided) & Networking

    6:00pm-9pm  Welcome & Panel Discussion (2.5 hours)

    Friday, May 31st 

    8am-9am Breakfast (provided)

    9am-12:30pm Morning Session (3.5 hours)

    12:30pm-2pm  Lunch (provided)

    2pm-5:30pm Afternoon Session (3.5 hours)

    5:30-7pm Dinner (provided)

    7pm-10p Movie Night & Discussion (3 hours)

    Saturday, June 1st     


    8am-9am Breakfast (provided)

    9am-12:30pm Morning Session (3.5 hours)

    12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch (provided)

    1:30pm-5:30pm Afternoon Session & Wrap up (4 hours)

    *This training is supported, in part, by a grant (#H160D160001) from the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Department of Education. The contents of the flyer, website, or training do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement from the Federal government.

  • How to get to campus


    We suggest you fly into Denver International Airport (DIA).

    Greeley is about an hour northeast of the airport.

    You are responsible for your own transportation to get to the UNC Campus (Greeley).

    We suggest that you coordinate with each other for ride sharing.

    Uber and Lyft may be a convenient and cost saving option for you if traveling together.

    Greeley Shuttle is an available service from the airport to the UNC Campus (Greeley).

    • Pick up from the airport to Greeley occurs on ODD hours: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm.
    • Pick up from Greeley to the airport occurs on the EVEN hours, 6:00 am - 8:00 pm.

    All transportation services from DIA are located on level-5 outside the east terminal,  out door 505, on island 5,  at the blue sign - "Shared Ride." 

  • Where to stay

    Training attendees may choose to stay on campus in UNC's North Hall Housing.

    North Hall is located at 2253 11th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631. 

    North Hall Housing Rates

    • Shared Suite/Single Room: $53.01
    • Shared Suite/Shared Room: $41.79

    The North Hall housing package includes: 

    • Parking pass 
    • Free internet access
    • Free laundry facilities 
    • Furniture Linens and towels 
    • Reduced cost for Rec Center access  

     UNC Housing Accommodations

    Front Desk

    The main floor of North Hall includes two secured entrances, a 24 hour staffed reception desk, two main lounges, game room, music practice room, kitchen, vending and conference rooms with multimedia equipment.


    Suites offer a private bedroom, a common shared living room, 9' high-steeped ceilings, a common bathroom with separate shower and toilet rooms and individual closets.


    Operable windows and natural light are available to all bedrooms, living rooms, corridors, lounges and study areas. Outdoor patios are adjacent to main floor lounges with spaces providing a wide range of accommodations for small and large groups and indoor & outdoor meetings, social/educational events and recreation.


    From the lobby, two separate wings house a cluster of 25-40 guests; each wing has its own floor lounge, kitchen, laundry room, vending & recycling alcove, and study lounge.

    There will be walking between North Hall and University Center. We suggest comfortable walking shoes
  • Meeting Space

    University Center is located at 2101 10th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631

    Parking is available in front of the University Center.


    University Center

    Located on the geographic high point of Weld County on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado, the University Center is one of the premier meeting facilities in Northern Colorado and provides a wide variety of services and events to students, faculty, staff and guests.


     Rocky Mountain Grand Ballroom
    • Accommodates up to 544 guests
    • May be used as one large space or separated into three individual spaces (Longs Peak Ballroom, Mt. Evans Ballroom and Pikes Peak Ballroom)
    • Beautiful hardwood floors throughout
    • Built-In AV Equipment
    • Accent Lighting available

The contents of the Project CLIMB website were developed under a grant (#H160D160001) from the Department of Education. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal government.

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