1. Documentary / Documental: "DC Understands, Language is a Right! / ¡DC lo entiende, el idioma es un derecho!"

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    Aquí le mostramos un mini-documental sobre la Ley de Acceso Lingüístico. Check out our mini documentary on Language Access!

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    • Merlyn Flores on translating for his mom

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      Local youth Merlyn Flores discusses what he likes about translating and D.C.'s language access law.

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      • Anuncio de servicio público sobre el acceso lingüístico // Language Access Public Service Announcement

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        Aquí le mostramos nuestro anuncio de servicio público sobre la Ley de Acceso Lingüístico. Check out our Public Service Announcement (PSA) on Language Access!

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        • Free Webinar: Language Access Issues in Social Security and Medicare

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          Free Webinar – October 8, 2013 Limited English proficient (LEP) older adults face common issues in accessing federally administered public benefits, in particular Social Security and Medicare. ◾More than 3.3 million of America’s seniors are not fluent in English, and a significant number of these are low-income. ◾38% of elderly applicants for SSI asked to be interviewed in a language other than English. While translation and interpretation are vital to navigating complex public benefit programs, too often LEP individuals fail to get this help. This webinar will help familiarize advocates with rules, resources and issues relating to language access for Social Security applicants and Medicare beneficiaries. Presenters: Anna Rich, Litigation Director Gerald McIntyre, Directing Attorney

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          • Interview with Karen Diaz

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            • Interview with Merlyn Flores on the DC Language Access Law

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              Click to hear how the Language Access Act works.

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              • Trailer: "Communities in Translation" / "Comunidades en Traducción"

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                Comunidades en Traducción (Communities in Translation) es un documental del cineasta Robert C. Winn que se enfoca en los obstáculos lingüísticos durante un incendio ocurrido en el área de Mount Pleasant en el 2008 y que destruyó la vivienda de muchos Latinos del Distrito de Columbia. El documental subraya la importancia de las barreras lingüísticas y el papel que juegan en situaciones de emergencia, enfatizando la importancia de tener socorristas con un dominio de otros idiomas. El documental también despierta conciencia sobre la Ley de Acceso Lingüístico de 2004 del Distrito de Columbia y los desafíos a los que se enfrentan los residentes que tienen un dominio limitado de inglés o que no lo hablan (LEP/NEP, por sus siglas en inglés). Para obtener más información sobre el documental o adquirir una copia, por favor comuníquese con Robert C. Winn: rcwinn@gmail.com *** Communities in Translation is a documentary from filmmaker Robert C. Winn about language barriers during the Mount Pleasant fire of 2008, which destroyed the homes of many Latinos in the District of Columbia. The documentary underscores the importance of communication and its vital role in emergency situations, emphasizing the importance of multilingual first responders. The documentary also raises awareness about the D.C. Language Access Act of 2004 and challenges faced by limited or non-English proficient (LEP/NEP) residents. For more information or to obtain a copy of the film, please contact Robert C. Winn at rcwinn@gmail.com

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                • CFI Interpreters - What Is Happening Now?

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                  • CFI - Cutting Interpreter Hours

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                    On the proposal to cut back interpreter hours without notice. An issue affecting language access, due process and rule of law in the California Courts.

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                    • Experts Speak on Language Access

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                      Experts speak about language access and its important role in the courts and American Society.

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