This guide, produced by the Vera Institute of Justice, describes what language access is and why it matters, and provides concrete steps for how correctional agencies can craft language access plans and engage interpreters and translators that are consistent with requirements in the National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape (often called the “PREA Standards”).
Developing a PREA-Compliant Language Access Plan for Incarcerated People Who Are Limited English Proficient
Prisons and Jails
Limited English proficient
Training and education