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Washington State Coalition For Language Access

Welcome to the Washington State Coalition For Language Access

Interpreters, Translators, and Providers Working Together to Ensure Language Access For Limited English Proficient Individuals in Washington State.

What is WASCLA?

WASCLA, or the Washington State Coalition for Language Access, is an organization consisting of legal professionals, advocates, law enforcement personnel, interpreters/translators, and court personnel 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, 2014: Save the Date!**
       The 2014 WASCLA Language Access 2 Day Summit will be held on
                                                October 24th and 25th
                                                              at the
                                DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Seattle Airport
                                18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188


Recent WASCLA Projects:
WASCLA Launches "Tools for Health" Project with release of I Speak cards and consumer "Know your Rights" flyers. Full project information is available here



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


Have you read the ABA Standards for Language Access in Court?

Find this new resource here.

Interpreter & Translator Directory

Search for a spoken language interpreter, ASL interpreter, or translator here!

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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