Funding for Interpreter Programs

Wednesday, October 3, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

The need for language access services continue to increase as the U.S. population becomes more diverse.  The presenters will share strategies for securing resources to support language access services and programs and metrics for determining projected costs for providing language access services.  


Moderator: Mr. Daniel J. Becker, State Court Administrator, State of Utah

  • Ms. Lilia G. Judson, Executive Director of the Division of State Court Administration for the Indiana Supreme Court
  • Ms. Linda P. Smith, Program Manager for the Georgia Commission on Interpreters
  • Ms. Elizabeth A, Sykes, Director of the Administrative of the Courts of Tennessee 



Federal Funding Programs for State and Local Court: Activities to Address Access to Justice for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals, prepared by the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (August 2011) 

Tennessee Final Budget Hearing Talking Points