Language Access Guides
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The language access
guides were written by Michael Mulé, Staff Attorney at the Empire
Justice Center for advocates and those interested in the rights of
limited English proficient (LEP) individuals.
The Federal Language Access Guide
The Federal Language Access Guide is entitled Federal Language Access Guide: The Rights of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals in the United States.
The 74-page federal guide describes the Title VI protections for limited English proficient (LEP) individuals under federal law and the language service obligations of federally funded programs and services. Topics in this guide are arranged into the following four sections:
The table of contents for the August 2008 version of the Federal Language Access Guide is available here. If you are interested in purchasing a print version, please complete this order form.
The New York Language Access Guide
The New York Language Access Guide is entitled Language Access: The Rights of Limited English Proficient Individuals in New York State.
This 124-page guide describes the federal and New York State protections for limited English proficient (LEP) individuals in a variety of public and social programs. The topics are organized into five sections.
The table of contents for the May 2008 version of the New York Language Access Guide is available here. If you are interested in purchasing a print version, please complete this order form.
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Executive Order 13166|
|DOJ LEP Guidance|
|Federal Agency Guidance|
|Food Stamp Program|
|Health Care Services|
|Legal Services and Attorneys|
|Other Group Data|
|Resources and Training|
|Language Access Guides|
|Language Access Training|
|Model LEP Plans|
|New York Resources|
Last Updated: August 11, 2008 ● Empire Justice Center © 2008