As demographics in Colorado change, organizations may need to assist more individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/Hoh). This raises a number of questions, including:
If you don’t know the answer to some of these questions, you’re not alone! Please join CCASA, Violence Free Colorado and the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence in our first Language Accessibility Planning Lab on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
The Language Accessibility Planning Lab will help you develop language needs assessments, plan for language accessibility implementation, use language identification tools, build multilingualism into your organization’s work and recruit experienced interpreters.
The LA Planning Lab objectives are:
The Language Access Planning Lab is one day before CAIA kicks off. You can register for both the lab and CAIA, or only attend the lab. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!
Registration Fee for the Language Accessibility Lab is $75 per person
You can register for the Lab only or the Lab + CAIA Conference registration ($75 + Applicable CAIA registration fee)
Included with registration is:
Ana Paula Noguez Mercado
Ana Paula joined API-GBV in Feb 2018. She is responsible for coordinating, designing and facilitating trainings, as well as providing technical assistance on language access for domestic violence and sexual assault (dv/sa) programs, as well as on interpreting skills building, and interpreting for dv/sa. Ana Paula has worked in the field to eradicate gender-based violence since 2003. Prior to joining API-GBV, Ana Paula worked at the National Women’s Institute (Mexico City), the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund- MALDEF (Los Angeles), among other organizations. She cofounded Antena Los Ángeles, a collective dedicated to language justice advocacy, training and consulting, as well as coordinating volunteer interpreters/translators for diverse social justice settings in the Los Angeles area. Ana Paula received her law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City), a master’s degree in Gender and the Law from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona/CIESAS, and received her LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Critical Legal Studies and International Human Rights Law from UCLA School of Law in Los Angeles, CA.
This training was funded by Grant #90EV0430 from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the author(s) and do not represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.