Resources

To advance our mission of increasing community capacity and language access, we have assembled these online resources. This useful information can help to navigate the sometimes complex issue of language access in the Bay area and beyond. We offer these articles and links to increase community awareness around a vital issue which impacts us all.

General Information
I Speak Cards
Tips for Working with Sign Language Interpreters
Promising Practices in Language Access
Understanding Deaf Culture – Implications for Service Providers
Community Interpreting

Legal Information
Interpreters in California Courts
California Court Interpreters Program
Americans with Disabilities Act
Engaging Clients with Language Barriers

Health Care Information
Language Right in Health and Human Service Programs
Language Services Action Kit
Tips for Working with Interpreters
Language Access in Alameda County Hospitals

Community Resources
DeafHope
Bay Area Legal Services Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Oversight
City of Oakland Language Access
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf