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Announcing March 14 Webinar on Addressing Language Access through Technology and Court Collaboration

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Learn how innovative technology and court collaborations are improving access to justice for people with Limited English Proficiency, and how you can use them in your work.

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On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) LSC will host “Language Access and LSC’s TIG Program: Legal Aid and Court Collaborations.” LSC is offering this webinar to help legal services providers better understand language access issues and how to improve access to justice for people who are limited English proficient using technology and creative collaborations. Representatives from three legal services programs will explain how their TIG-funded projects work, and answer your questions. The featured projects are:

Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s project to assist Spanish-speakers with completing family law forms.  
Speaker: Kristin Verrill, Innovation Practice Manager
Partnership involving: Cobb and Gwinnett CountySuperior Courts, Fulton County State and Magistrate Courts
Illinois Legal Aid Online/Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago’s project to launch the Spanish-language version of the statewide legal aid website incorporating Google Translate API.
Speakers:  Adela Carlin, Director of Community Engagement (LAFC) and Teri Ross, Program Director (ILAO)
Partnership involving: Forty three legal self-help centers in courthouses and libraries across Illinois, Latinos Progresando
Lone Star Legal Aid’s Texas Court Help Project creates a website gateway to help self-represented litigants understand and navigate the court system and will include multilingual video, Spanish and Vietnamese A2J Author interviews, and forms.
Speaker: Lewis Kinard, Supervising Attorney
Partnership involving: Texas Office of Court Administration, Texas Legal Services Center, Texas Access to Justice Commission.


We are excited to be able to share these excellent projects with you.  
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