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Federal Update: A Conversation on Language Access with the U.S. Department of Justice

Webinar
May 8, 2012

Migration Policy Institute

Federal Update: A Conversation on Language Access with the U.S. Department of Justice

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Speakers: 

Laureen Laglagaron, Attorney-Advisor, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Christine Stoneman, Special Counsel, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, U.S. Department of Justice

Emily McCarthy, Deputy Chief of the Educational Opportunities Section of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Moderator: 

Chhandasi Pandya, Policy Analyst, MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy

This MPI webinar features U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussing the department’s efforts to improve communications with Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities in federal and federally-funded programs and activities. Laureen Laglagaron, an Attorney-Advisor in the department’s Federal Coordination and Compliance Section of the Civil Rights Division and Christine Stoneman, Special Counsel in the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section provided an update on the progress of language access compliance at the federal level and discussed how the agency is continuing to provide oversight and technical assistance to states and localities as they too attempt to meet their language access responsibilities.

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