Your Culture is Valued Here: Lessons from the DHS Immigrants and Internationals Advisory Council

In 2007, DHS established an Immigrant and International Advisory Council, seeking to ensure that its services were culturally competent and accessible. Since that time, the Council is credited by many with making the region more immigrant-friendly. Beginning with two specific goals – cultural competence training and improving access to translation and interpretation services – the Council has grown and expanded its reach.  This report traces the history of the Council and its accomplishments.

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