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Ensuring Language Access in Chicago

By March 28, 2006 No Comments

For many years, KRCC has been working with the Cook County Clerk Office to advocate for Korean language support for voters who are limited English proficient (LEP). Their efforts paid off when the two groups held a joint press conference to announce the publication of the first-ever Korean language election guidebooks as well as the installation of the election hotline, which now has Korean language support. This was a groundbreaking event for Korean Americans in the Chicagoland area with the breaking down of language barriers for LEP voters.KRCC is continuing their efforts with the Cook County Clerk Office to ensure further services for Korean American voters in the area.

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