National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care: Compendium of State-Sponsored National CLAS Standards Implementation Activities

Presents a compilation of National CLAS Standards implementation efforts that have been undertaken by state agencies and described in publicly available sources on the Web since the initial release of the National CLAS Standards in 2000. Part 1 of the Compendium provides a brief introduction to the National CLAS Standards, discusses the methods used to identify National CLAS Standards implementation activities, summarizes the findings, and offers recommendations for enhancing state/territory-sponsored implementation of the National CLAS Standards. Part 2 of the Compendium presents the detailed findings for each state, serving as a resource on existing models of implementation.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services