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Updated: July 21, 2015

 

LEP.gov promotes a positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federally conducted and federally assisted programs. This site 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.

Recent Items

Department of Justice and Mohave County, Arizona Superior Court Work to Ensure Language Access for Non-English Speakers

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Civil Rights Division has released two national maps displaying the number and concentration of limited English proficient people who speak Asian languages.  Additional maps of the entire limited English proficient population to be released soon!

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Reach Voluntary Agreement with Independence, Missouri Housing Authority to Increase Access to Housing for Limited English Proficient Persons- April 14, 2015

Department of Justice and Hawai'i State Court System Work Collaboratively to Ensure Equal Access for All Limited English Proficient Individuals in Hawai'i Courts- March 24, 2015

United States Department of Transportation Releases Limited English Proficiency Policy Statement (PDF)- June 2013

United States Files Second Statement of Interest in Case Alleging National Origin Discrimination by Hawaii Department of Transportation (PDF) - January 13, 2015

Mission of the Federal Interagency Working Group
on Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Website

LEP.gov 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.

External links from this site are provided for informational purposes only, in keeping with the mission of the site.  The United States government retains exclusive discretion to determine whether or not to post such links.  The United States government does not necessarily endorse the views expressed or the facts presented on any non-federal site.  Further, the United States government does not endorse any commercial products or other materials or services that may be available on any of these external sites. (Español)

 
 
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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