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Tuesday, February 21

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Marilyn J. Praisner Library – Large Room
14910 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD

This workshop will dive deep into language access and why it is essential to working with Limited to No English Proficient (LEP and NEP) survivors of domestic violence. Participants will explore the importance of providing meaningful access, review laws in place to help LEP and NEP individuals, and discuss how participants’ organizations can take steps to create a language access plan.

This presentation will address:

  • Definition of language access
  • Legal requirements for language access
  • Importance of meaningful access
  • Value behind language access plans

Presented by:

  • Fiona Oliphant, Acting Director, Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP)
  • Mariam Rauf, Outreach Program Manager, Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP)

 

Other Information:

  • Social Work CEUs (3 hours in Category I) are available for licensed social workers at no charge for MNADV members or $15 for non-members.
  • Free parking is available on-site.
  • Questions? Email Amber at aguthrie@mnadv.org or call 301-429-3601.

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