Tag: language access

Win! Bellone Signs Suffolk Jail Language Access Law

Following months of advocacy, the New York Immigration Coalition, Long Island Jobs with Justice, the Long Island Language Advocates Coalition and other advocates secured...

New York State Needs to Codify Its Language Access Policy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put a progressive language access policy into effect in 2011 through an executive order. While this was helpful to...

Cuomo Calls for New Language Access Law

In a report on Gov. Cuomo's priorities released in conjunction with his State of the State speech last week, the governor comes out in...

Improvements on Language Access services on Long Island, but there is...

Although there have been initiatives to improve translation and interpretation services through language access programs to benefit the immigrant community on Long Island, there...

Long Island Wins Radio Show is back at OWWR

After a small recess, we are back with our Long Island Wins Radio Show at OWWR Old Westbury Web Radio. We hope you all had...

Testing Language Access in Nassau County: Failure

Empire Justice and LILAC have released a new report on testing conducted in the spring of language access at various Nassau County agencies. The...

Marchers Call for Mangano to Implement Language Access in Nassau

Dozens of Long Islanders marched in Mineola today demanding that County Executive Ed Mangano keep his promise to implement language access. Mangano had promised...

Join the Language Access March on August 25

There will be a march for language access in Nassau County on Tuesday, August 25 at 11 AM. Here is all the info: This event...

March for Language Access Canceled for Tuesday, Aug 11

Due to anticipated thunderstorms, Tuesday’s March for Language Access has been postponed. The new date will be Tuesday, August 25th. Please mark your calendars!...

Language Access implementation still lagging far behind Executive Order

It’s been two years since Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano issued a pair of Executive Orders requiring all county government offices to guarantee language...

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