Date: January 11, 2013
Isela Arras is the immigration project administrator for the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) and serves as a liaison and resource to KDVA’s member programs that are working with immigrant and refugee women and their children. Ms. Arras works with the KDVA/KASAP Immigrant Women and Refugee Taskforce, which provides training statewide on cultural competency, language accessibility, immigration issues and public benefits as they apply to immigrant and refugee victims of violence. Her work includes providing technical assistance to partner agencies that work directly with immigrant communities.
This webinar will help advocates better understand how to support survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).
This webinar is being presented as a training for the NMCADV Accessibility Project, which uses a CVRC provided VAWA grant to fund language services for victims. David River and Alisha Chavez will also be present to explain the project and how to access funding.