At StreetLeverage, we are committed to the belief that it is often the most obvious and important realities that are the hardest to see and talk about.
To that end, StreetLeverage endeavors to spotlight interpreters and industry stakeholders who courageously share their ideas and perspectives in an effort to rethink the way we understand, practice, and tell the story of the sign language interpreter.
Accordingly, StreetLeverage invites you to share your ideas and perspective.
Please read what follows prior to making a submission.
Requirements & Guidelines
- All submitted posts are to be original works and not previously published online.
- Submitted posts should be a minimum of 800 words and may not exceed 1200 words.
- Post titles should contain no more than 70 characters (including spaces) and reference sign language interpreting
- Guest Authors should submit a brief answer to the following: What is new, important, and/or needed in the point of view of your article? What is it that interpreters or stakeholders in the field do not “see” or understand about your topic and why?
- Submissions must include a 25-30 word summary of the article.
- All submissions must include 3 discussion questions.
- All submitted posts should link to at least one published article from StreetLeverage.com.
- All submissions must be accompanied by a short author bio (3 to 4 sentence maximum).
- Guest authors are to include a current picture with their submission.
- Guest authors (or approved designee) are required to work with StreetLeverage to produce an ASL video version of their submission. Video guidelines will be provided upon article approval.
- Guest posts should not be self-promotional or promotional of any specific company.
- All submissions should be well proofread for both spelling and grammatical errors.
We reserve the right to edit posts for spelling, grammar, etc. Please do not be offended if we suggest changes to your article for clarity and/or to improve readability.
Publishing of the guest post will be done at the discretion of StreetLeverage. We reserve the right to decline publishing any post or to remove any post after it has been published. Posts that are deemed to be submitted for payment or for the primary purpose of generating SEO backlinks for specific keywords or keyword phrases will not be published.
Guest authors are encouraged to promote their posts through social media networks. Further, authors are asked to monitor and respond to comments posted to their articles. It is the ideas and perspective of courageous sign language interpreters and industry stakeholders that make StreetLeverage a valuable resource.