Tag: language policy

Native American Languages Receive Support at White House Summit

On Nov. 15, a group of United States government agencies launched a new initiative geared to protect and preserve Native American languages that have...

Language Revitalization Efforts Get Boost from Infrastructure Bill

In a meeting with President Joe Biden, the principal chief of Oklahoma’s Cherokee Nation Chuck Hoskin Jr. said that he believes the current administration’s...

Native American Languages Supported in two Senate Acts

The United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has passed two bipartisan acts geared to strengthen revitalization projects for Native American languages, S.989 and...

Improving Language Access for Local Rent Relief Programs

The Council for Court Excellence (CCE), a Washington, D.C.-based legal advocacy group, has recently published a letter calling on D.C.’s government to make its...

Estonian Government to Develop Central Translation Platform

The government of Estonia has ordered the development of a central translation platform for the country, according to a July 9 report from Estonian...

Bill to Improve Language Access in Mortgage Servicing

Last week, the United States House Committee on Financial Services passed a bill that would improve language access services during the mortgage lending process....

NHeLP’s Fight for Language Access During the Pandemic

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) has recently filed a civil rights complaint arguing that numerous agencies at all levels within the United States...

New York Senate Passes Bill to Increase Language Access

A bill requiring New York state agency websites to be translated into the 12 most widely spoken languages in the state has recently been...