Campaign: Content in other languages

Bring funds/resources together & work on multilingual priorities

Given that resources are limited, government agencies can come together, do their research, maybe even ask the public what are the topics/issues that agencies need to make available in Spanish and other languages, and work as an unit. Once we have a list of priorities, the government as a whole, can work together and leverage each others' resources to make this happen. Maybe there's a central fund and core group of experts ...more »

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Campaign: Content in other languages

Make Strategy for Sustainable Multilingual Online Presence

With the renewal of the federal government commitment to Executive Order 13166 by Attorney General Erik Holder, there is renewed interest in creating content for LEP populations. Let's move towards making multilingual content sustainable, in other words, let's integrate serving LEP populations into our customer service overall strategy so it can be maintained through the years.

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Provide prominent access to sites / content in other languages

Access should also be in-language, e.g., If you're providing access to content in Spanish, it should say "en espaƱol"

Access is usually provided in the upper right hand corner, but wherever it goes, it should be easily found.

And don't use flags!

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Consider Internationalization Issues Early On

When developing bilingual and multilingual sites, consider internationalization issues early on in the design process, because space required for other languages varies!

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