Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorCenter for Popular Democracy
dc.contributor.authorMake the Road New York
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-12T21:47:03Z
dc.date.available2020-11-12T21:47:03Z
dc.date.issued2013-01-01
dc.identifier.other4936119
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/73795
dc.description.abstract[Excerpt] The state government provides New Yorkers with a multitude of services and benefits necessary for their survival and success: nutritional supports, health benefits, unemployment insurance and driver’s licenses, to name but a few. In order for these services to be equally accessible to all of the diverse residents of the state, it is essential that government agencies be linguistically accessible, providing interpretation and translation services for the over two million individuals in New York State who are limited English proficient (LEP). This report assesses the state of language access in New York, particularly access to state benefits that are critically important to low-income New Yorkers, such as public benefits, unemployment, and police protection. It examines the degree to which government agencies that administer state benefits programs and services are providing LEP New Yorkers with language assistance services required under a patchwork of federal, state and county-level policies.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsRequired Publishers Statement: © Make the Road New York. Document posted with special permission by the copyright holder.
dc.subjectlanguage
dc.subjectaccess
dc.subjectNew York State
dc.subjectgovernment agencies
dc.subjectAFL-CIO
dc.titleLanguage Access in New York State: A Snapshot From a Community Perspective
dc.typearticle
dc.description.legacydownloadsMRNYLanguage_Access_in_NY_State_Report_August_2013.pdf: 645 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020.
local.authorAffiliationCenter for Popular Democracy: True
local.authorAffiliationMake the Road New York: True


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Statistics