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December 2008

State Statutes Requiring the Provision of Foreign Language Interpreters to Parties in Civil Proceedings

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This document provides a list of statutes by state on the use of interpreters in civil proceedings.
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June 2007

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault

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This report summarizes researchers' recommendations for improving the relationship between law enforcement and the deaf community, based on results of an investigation of the impact of sexual assault on members of the deaf community.
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January 2007

Interaction with Deaf People- A to Z

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This fact sheets offer information about Deaf and hard of hearing individuals and the Deaf culture in general, providing the reader with tips for how to best interact with Deaf individuals.
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January 2007

Overcoming Language Barriers: Solutions for Law Enforcement

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This publication offers practical suggestions and tools that law enforcement agencies can use to effectively and meaningfully communicate with individuals with limited-English proficiency.
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January 2007

I Speak Cards

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These are two-sided bilingual cards with printed information about Language Access Rights, as well as a statement that requests an interpreter.
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  • Training Tools
September 2006

Reaching Individuals Along All Literacy Levels

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The bulletin includes an overview of the link between literacy and sexual violence and tips on developing universal outreach, prevention, and intervention materials.
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April 2006

Battered Immigrants and U.S. Citizen Spouses

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This study reveals that the rate of abuse is higher among immigrant women who are married to American citizens. Examples of immigration-related tactics of abuse are provided.
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  • Training Tools
August 2005

Assisting Women Who Are Abused in Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

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This presentation reviews Deaf culture and language, domestic violence in the Deaf community, the rights of the Deaf and ADA accommodations, and ways to better meet the safety and communication needs of Deaf survivors seeking services.
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May 2005

Ethnicity, Ethics, and the Deaf-World

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This article by Harlan Lane discusses the eleven hallmarks of an ethnic minority and how the Deaf community (or DEAF-WORLD) fits each of those hallmarks.
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January 2005

Culture Handbook

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This handbook highlights the importance of culture and provides guidance to develop cultural competency at the individual and organizational levels.
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January 2005

Know Your Rights on Your Job: Workplace Discrimination Overview

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This document, in Q&A format, provides basic information on hiring discrimination, workplace safety, health care, language rights, wages and hours, joining a labor union and law enforcement actions.
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February 2004

Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This paper summarizes efforts undertaken by the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence to develop responses to the particular challenges and barriers faced by Spanish-speaking Latina survivors and by organizations serving them. Included here are guidelines for developing Spanish-language material.