Washington State Coalition for Language Access (WASCLA)
"WASCLA, or the Washington State Coalition for Language Access, is an organization consisting of legal professionals, advocates, law enforcement personnel, interpreters/translators, and court personnel who are dedicated to assisting state and local agencies within the State of Washington to understand and comply with their obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."
WASCLA is a model of statewide collaboration efforts around language access issues. This website is an excellent resource for advocates interested in or working on language access advocacy. The website contains a library with numerous resources regarding communicating with clients who are limited English proficient, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, interpretation & translation, cultural competency, LEP plans and policies and language access in a variety of settings including courts, law enforcement, state agencies and legal services.
Click "Go to Website" link below to access the WASCLA website.