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Washington State Coalition For Language Access

Welcome to the Washington State Coalition For Language Access

Working to Promote Collaborations to Ensure Language Access For Limited English Proficient Individuals in Washington State.

WASCLA, the Washington State Coalition for Language Access, is an organization consisting of legal professionals, advocates, law enforcement personnel, interpreters/translators, educators, service providers, advocates and community members, who are dedicated to assisting state and local agencies within the State of Washington to understand and comply with their obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


              WASCLA Language Access Summit IX

         The 2014 WASCLA Language Access 2 Day Summit will be held on
            October 24th and 25th, 2014
             at the
                      Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel & Conference Center
                  17620 International Blvd. Seattle 98188
          Register to attend and earn CEU's and CLE's! Washington Court Certified Interpreters can earn up to 7.5 CEU's for attending both days. Washington Attorneys can earn up to 10.5 CLE's for attending both days.
                     Click here for more information

                    Registration is now open!

                                                                                  click below to go to our registration page:






WASCLA's 2014 - 2016 Board of Directors are:

Anita Ahumada

Sarah Clifthorne

Kristi Cruz

Andrew Drake

Gillian Dutton

Sarah Leyrer

Terry Mirande

Louise Morehead

Joana Ramos

Elena Safariants

P. Diane Schneider

Linda Slater


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Interpreter & Translator Directory

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About Us

WASCLA Tools for Health

Language Access Issues by Topic

Language Access Policies

Language Access Summit Materials

Contact us:


Mailing Address:

1037 NE 65th St. # 262
Seattle, WA 98115

WASCLA is a registered public charity 501 (c)(3) Organization.

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