Free LSC Webinar on TIG Programs and Language Access, Wed March 14

Here is part of the announcement:

On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) LSC will host “Language Access and LSC’s TIG Program: Legal Aid and Court Collaborations.” LSC is offering this webinar to help legal services providers better understand language access issues and how to improve access to justice for people who are limited English proficient using technology and creative collaborations.  Representatives from three legal services programs will explain how their TIG-funded projects work, and answer your questions.  The featured projects are:

Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s project to assist Spanish-speakers with completing family law forms.

Speaker: Kristin Verrill, Innovation Practice Manager

Partnership involving: Cobb and Gwinnett CountySuperior Courts, Fulton County State and Magistrate Court.

Illinois Legal Aid Online/Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago’s project to launch the Spanish-language version of the statewide legal aid website incorporating Google Translate API.

Speakers:  Adela Carlin, Director of Community Engagement (LAFC) and Teri Ross, Program Director (ILAO)

Partnership involving: Forty three legal self-help centers in courthouses and libraries across Illinois, Latinos Progresando

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Texas Court Help Project creates a website gateway to help self-represented litigants understand and navigate the court system and will include multilingual video, Spanish and Vietnamese A2J Author interviews, and forms.

Speaker: Lewis Kinard, Supervising Attorney

Partnership involving: Texas Office of Court Administration, Texas Legal Services Center, Texas Access to Justice Commission.

Register here.


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