Posts Tagged ‘civil rights division’

A Language Access Planning Tool for Courts

  • December 19, 2012
  • Tama Kudman
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The following post appears courtesy of the Civil Rights Division. The Civil Rights Division is tasked with enforcement of some of the most important laws enacted by Congress, which aim to fulfill our nation’s promise of equal opportunity and equal justice under the law.  In enforcing these laws, our goal is to be not simply

A Visit to Oak Creek

  • December 12, 2012
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The following post appears courtesy of Tom Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Last week, I had the great honor of visiting the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., where I met with leaders of the gurdwara and the families who worship there. It is clear that the hate crime

Recognizing World AIDS Day

  • November 30, 2012
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On World AIDS Day 2012, the Department of Justice is proud to reaffirm its ongoing commitment to protect – and advance – the rights of people living with HIV and AIDS.  And – in accordance with the objectives outlined by President Obama in the landmark National HIV/AIDS Strategy, we are working harder than ever to

Accessibility of Federal Government’s Technology

  • September 12, 2012
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The Justice Department released its Section 508 report to the President and Congress: “Accessibility of Federal Electronic and Information Technology.”  The report, authorized under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, provides findings based on a survey of federal agencies on the accessibility of their electronic and information technology and the procedures used to

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