The National Language Access Advocates Network (N-LAAN) is a national organization that supports and engages in effective advocacy to eradicate language discrimination and promote language rights. N-LAAN provides a forum for language access advocates to develop expertise, share resources and devise strategy. It serves as a voice for its members in advocating for better policies and laws and for more effective enforcement of language rights.

NLAAN was started in June 2006 under the leadership of Community Legal Services' Language Access Project (LAP) in Philadelphia. It now has over 146 advocate members working across the United States and actively using its list serve.

N-LAAN maintains a closed list serve and this site for its public interest lawyer and advocate members to provide a mechanism of communication.To join the list serve, please email

To join this site and get access to the library, please submit a request for application.