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LawHelp.org/NY

  • Organization: LawHelp.org/NY
  • Author: Leah Margulies at lmargulies@nycbar.org
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Creation Date: Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Submitted: Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Attachment: LINK

This is the statewide website for the state of New York, which is a leader in language access.

• They have added more than 240 language access rights resources including the development of 7 plain language resources explaining the rules related to language access rights and how to access those rights for New York City services.

• LawHelp/NY's multilingual library now includes more than 1,000 Know Your Rights and self-help resources in 34 languages other than English, with a focus on adding language access rights resources. This process has been enhanced by the work of multilingual pro bono interns.
• In addition to its ongoing collaboration with the Immigration Advisory Committee, LawHelp/NY has benefited from the input of immigration experts who are staff attorneys of New York LawHelp Consortium members.

Over 13,000 pages in Spanish were downloaded...

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