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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and New Jersey Announce Agreement to Expand Hurricane Sandy Recovery Programs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Nebraska Reach Agreement on Language Access to Housing Programs

U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of Hazleton, Pa., Area School District Civil Rights Investigation

Department of Justice and Rhode Island Judiciary Enter into Agreement for Provision of Language Assistance Services in Rhode Island Courts

Department of Justice and New Jersey Judiciary Work Collaboratively to Ensure the Provision of Language Assistance Services in New Jersey Courts –

United States Department of Justice Releases Language Access Planning and Technical Assistance Tool for Courts at Public Event on February 28, 2014

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Mission of the Federal Interagency Working Group
on Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Website promotes a positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federally conducted and federally assisted programs. This website supports fair, reasoned and consistent implementation of Executive Order 13166, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), and the Title VI regulations regarding language access. This site also acts as a clearinghouse, providing and linking to information, tools, and technical assistance regarding limited English proficiency and language services for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds, users of federal programs and federally assisted programs, and other stakeholders.

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January 16, 2013 HUD Agreements New York Attorney General Schneiderman Announces Landmark Agreement With Nassau County Police Department To Strengthen Language Access Services New York Attorney General Schneiderman Announces Agreements With Dutchess And Putnam County Boards Of Elections To Provide Language Access For Voters