Needs and Challenges
In the survey, jurisdictions reported a number of areas that need funding. The survey asked them to detail their top funding needs.
Q33 What remain your top needs
for which funding would be helpful?
Many states and territories answered that there are multiple areas throughout their programs that need support. Other states identified specific areas. There still remains a strong need for funding to recruit interpreter candidates and to assist candidates to prepare for certification tests. Jurisdictions also report a strong need for translations of documents, forms, and online information. Other key areas of need include training and technology.
Listed below, grouped by category, are the top funding needs that jurisdictions reported in the survey:
Interpreter Recruiting and Candidate Training
Training for staff, judges, and attorneys
Translation of forms and documents
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