(WASHINGTON, DC) – During Fair Shot February, the Bowser Administration will reveal a new full service Spanish language website, “DOES en español”, under the Department of Employment Services. The Administration coordinated efforts between the Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the Department of Employment Services to develop a user friendly digital platform that would allow Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Non-English Proficient (NEP) residents, whose language preference is Spanish, to access all information on programs and services oﬀered by DOES. The Administration will also announce a $100,000 grant that will give LEP and NEP parents of school-age children access to literacy programs, job training and employment services provided by DOES.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Jackie Reyes, Director, Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs
Dr. Unique N. Morris-Hughes, Director, Department of Employment Services
Reeves Municipal Center
2000 14th Street NW
2nd Floor Terrace
*Closest Metro: U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo*