• Sample Tag Lines for LEP Individuals with 10 Language Translations
  • Policy Guidance on the Prohibition of National Origin Discrimination as it Affects Persons with Limited English Proficiency
    Federal Register, Dept. of Labor Civil Rights Center; Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; policy guidance to federal financial assistance recipients regarding the Title VI prohibition against national origin discrimination affecting Limited English Proficient persons
  • Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency
    Order made by President William J. Clinton on August 11, 2000
  • LEP homepage
    Provided on this website are information and guidance for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds and community individuals and organizations
  • Statistics on English Speaking Ability of the U.S. Population
    Determined by language spoken at home for the population of 5 years and over
  • LEP data for the District of Columbia(data can be obtained by state)
    Determined by language spoken at home for the population of 5 years and over
  • Limited English Proficiency Brochure
    What Federal Agencies and Federally Assisted Programs Should Know About Providing Services to LEP Individuals
  • Know Your Rights Beneficiary Brochure
    Are you unable to speak, read, write or understand English well? If so, you are Limited English Proficient (LEP). Federal agencies and organizations that get money from the federal government have to take reasonable steps to help people who have trouble with English. Sometimes, when a government agency or an organization does not help you because you are LEP, they violate the law.
  • Language Assistance Self-Assessment and Planning Tool for Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance
    Intended to assist federally assisted organizations in their efforts to ensure that program goals and objectives address meaningful access for all of the people they serve, including those who are limited-English proficient.
  • “I Speak” Language Identification Flashcard
    From the Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, the “I Speak” Language Identification Flashcard is written in 38 languages and can be used to identify the language spoken by an individual accessing services provided by federally assisted programs or activities
  • Interpreter Services for Social Security business (Example)
  • Choosing a Language Access Provider
    Where an organization lacks ability to satisfy its language assistance needs entirely through internal staff reserves, the identification and selection of volunteer or contract third party language providers can be a vital part of any language access program serving LEP individuals.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Compliance Assistance offered by the Dept. of Labor Civil Rights Center
    The CRC is available to provide guidance to recipients as they establish and/or improve, implement and monitor their policies and procedures to provide meaningful language assistance pursuant to Title VI and Section 188. For more information about CRC, call 202-693-6500 (voice) or 800-877-8339 (relay), or visit CRC’s website.
  • Guidance on Multilingual Websites
  • Automated Translation