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Casa Cornelia and scores of other public and private agencies rely on interpreters and translators for communicating with immigrants and their communities. Volunteer support overcomes language barriers and ensures that all clients have access to support services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. Unfortunately, there is often a lack of qualified volunteer interpreters and translators available, most acutely for its Somali clients, which comprise the largest percentage of its Asylum Program’s caseload.
This paper considers possible solutions to the insufficient number of volunteers that are currently available to Casa Cornelia.
community organizing, community, leadership, nonprofit, philanthropic, philanthropy, communication action, law, Casa Cornelia
Civic and Community Engagement | Nonprofit Administration and Management
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Bechill, Allison; Campbell, Scott; and McKinley, Casey, "Proposed Community Action Plan for Casa Cornelia Law Center" (2011). Community Engagement and Collaboration. 1.