The New Mexico Center for Language Access is a program of the NM Administrative Office of the Courts, created with funding support from the State Justice Institute* to ensure language access across the New Mexico justice system.
The center offers a variety of online training options for court interpreter certification candidates, bilingual judiciary employees, and for already certified or working interpreters through professional development courses.
The mission of the New Mexico Center for Language Access is to ensure language access to justice for individuals with limited English proficiency.
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The Center offers two non-credit certificate program Justice System Language Access Specialist is designed to train individuals who are called on to provide language access services as part of their regular work under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the Justice System. Individuals in this program will acquire the necessary tools to improve the quality of their linguistic work as well as their professionalism. Justice System Interpreting is designed to train individuals pursuing court interpreting certification. Languages include: Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Navajo.
*NMCLA is a result of an Institute grant and that the points of view expressed do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the State Justice Institute.