[lg policy] Long Beach needs better language access programs to serve diverse population, staff and activists say Khmer Republic Veterans marching in the 21st Annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade along Atlantic Boulevard on Saturday morning. Long Beach November 11, 2017. By HAYLEY MUNGUIA | hmunguia at scng.com | Long Beach Press-Telegram PUBLISHED: January 23, 2019 at 2:48 pm | UPDATED: January 23, 2019 at 2:52 pm Nearly half of Long Beach’s population speaks a language other than English at home. But by the looks of the city’s signage, you wouldn’t know it. Long Beach is seeking to change that and provide better access to city services to residents who don’t speak English, but the process has been slow-going. Community members and City Council members alike discussed the challenges those community members face — and what Long Beach can do about it — at the council’s Tuesday, Jan. 22, meeting. ADVERTISING Cindy De La Cruz-Brown, a community organizer with Long Beach Forward, to

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 Harold F. Schiffman

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 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
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