Building Bridges through Language Access Conference Materials

Language Access Coaltion

The following is a virtual handout including links to many useful resources compiled for the Language Access Coalition's April 4, 2014 Building Bridges Conference.

Conference Materials

General Information

Morning Plenary Session: State of Affairs in MA

  • State Agency Language Access Plans
  • Language Access Assessment and Planning Tool for Federally Conducted and Federally Assisted Programs (2011) [Editor's Note: Link is no longer active]
Hospitals/Community Health Centers
Legal Services

Workshops I

Promoting and Protecting Equal Access to Public Housing for LEP Communities
Advocacy Strategies to Help Your LEP Clients Navigate Public Benefits
Addressing Health Disparities in LEP Communities through Language Access
Collaborative Efforts Can Increase Language Access in Family Law and Abuse Prevention Order Cases

Workshops II

Language Access on a Shoestring Budget: Making Your Program Accessible
Beyond Interpretation: Cultural Awareness when Working with LEP populations
Thriving in the Workplace as an Immigrant, Refugee or Person with Limited English Proficiency
Understanding Interpreter Role and Working with an Interpreter in a Variety of Settings

Building Community Collaborations

Long Island Language Advocates Coalition (L.I.L.A.C.)

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