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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Event: Webinar: Planning for Language Access: Expanding Services to All Victims


Wednesday, October 17th at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Mountain Time (duration 1.5 hours)

Presented by: Ozawa and Ana Paula Noguez Mercado, Interpretation Technical Assistance & Resource Center, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

Language access is an ethical and legal mandate for all recipients of federal funding. As a culturally specific organization, it is essential to ensure that all victims receive meaningful access that is effective and accurate.  This webinar discusses the importance of interpretation, setting up language access protocols and policies, and translation practices.

Learning Objectives: 
– Recognize the need qualified interpretation vs. being bilingual
– Identify intersectional identities that touch on language access
– Explain about federal laws covering language access including Title VI and the ADA

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