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Last Updated: October 3, 2016
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Department of Justice Files Statement of Interest in Title VI & EEOA Case Alleging National Origin Discrimination by Collier County, Florida School District- September 26, 2016

Letter and Agreement of Resolution: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles- September 20, 2016

  • DOJ Report: Language Access in the Courts - September 15, 2016

Guidance to State and Local Governments and Other Federally Assisted Recipients Engaged in Emergency Preparedness, Response, Mitigation, and Recovery Activities on Compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - August 17, 2016

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Richmond, Virginia Conciliation and Voluntary Compliance Agreement - July 21, 2016

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Kentucky Courts to Ensure Equal Access for Non-English Speakers

Justice Department Closes Case Following Colorado Judiciary Reforms Removing Language Barriers

District Court Upholds Suspension of Bankruptcy Trustee for Failing to Comply with Agency's Language Access Plan

Justice Department Closes Case After Rhode Island Judiciary Reforms Provide Equal Access for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency

Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Limited English Proficient (LEP) Data and Mapping Tools, April 2016 (HTML) (PDF)

How to Access and Use Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Poverty Data, Department of Justice Webinar, March 10, 2016 (captions)

U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education Jointly File Statement of Interest in Language Access and Disability Lawsuit Against the Philadelphia School District - January 25, 2016 (PDF) Mission Statement 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.
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  Frequently Asked Questions   Department of Justice Home Page
  Executive Order 13166   Civil Rights Division Home Page
  LEP Mapping Tools   Federal Coordination and Compliance Section Home Page
  LEP Guidance for Recipients   Freedom of Information Act
  File a Complaint   Privacy Policy