National Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Advocacy Task Force

  • ME

Address

85 Lester Drive
Portland
ME
04103
United States

About Us

Because of language and cultural differences, Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals and families are often delayed or denied equal access to and participation in policies, programs, services, and benefits.

The National LEP Advocacy Task Force consists of nearly 300 stakeholder organizations and individuals that support state and federal laws, regulations, and policies that prohibit discrimination on the basis of national origin because of language and cultural differences.

Our mission is to take active steps through networking, collaboration, information, education, and administrative and legal advocacy to encourage federal and state agencies, recipients of federal funds, public accommodations providing essential services, and employers to comply with the legal obligations to bridge language and cultural differences.

Membership in the National LEP Advocacy Task Force is restricted by the group itself. The communications of this group may contain information that is privileged attorney work product and confidential. The National LEP Advocacy Task Force is restricted to stakeholders who actively support our mission. All persons, organizations,or/and agencies with a potential or apparent conflict of interest are not appropriate participants.


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