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DC Office of Human Rights Releases the 2009 Language Access Compliance Report

Friday, January 08, 2010

OHR’s FY09 Annual Report on District Government compliance with the DC Language Access Act of 2004 reflects that agencies have progressed significantly in meeting their legislative and programmatic requirements. The District’s overall compliance rating was partial for FY09. Highlights from the Compliance Report issued today include:

* Training increased by 52% as compared to FY08;
* The provision of oral language services (i.e., interpreter services) increased by 53%; and
* The Language Access Program trained over 700 District employees and 40 providers from 15 agencies on the law’s requirements in FY09.

Complete Report: newsroom.dc.gov/show.aspx

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