Kentucky sign language interpreters embody others’ words, are servants at heart

BY: - June 27, 2023

Sign language interpreters aren’t quite used to celebrity. The job is usually more behind-the-scenes. Translating a diagnosis at the doctor’s office, standing off to the side of a stage. But the COVID-19 pandemic thrust the late Virginia Moore — and her office, the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) — into […]

‘She changed the world.’ Kentucky honors the late Virginia Moore

BY: - June 11, 2023

LOUISVILLE – There’s a version of the late Virginia Moore that the general public mourns: the woman who stood next to Gov. Andy Beshear day after day, interpreting in sign language how many Kentuckians COVID-19 had killed that day.  But her friends and family who gathered at the Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville on […]