Language Access in the CA Courts COSSO-2018-01-Language-Access-in-the-CA-Courts-PSK

Update: June 18, 2018
Intent to Award

Update: April 26, 2018
Questions and Answers

The Judicial Council of California is seeking proposals from qualified companies to provide Services of a person or entity with expertise in Language Access in the CA Courts.

On January 22, 2015, the Judicial Council adopted the Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts and shortly thereafter, formed the Language Access Plan (LAP) Implementation Task Force (Task Force), chaired by Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar.  Among other responsibilities, the Task Force has been charged with assisting California’s Superior Courts with the implementation of the LAP’s 75 recommendations.  The Language Access Services Unit supports the efforts and the work of the Task Force.

The Council seeks the Services of a Contractor to assist with the implementation of LAP recommendations related to the following:  Development of a Public Outreach Campaign (LAP Recommendations #53-55); Development of a Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Web-Based Resource Center and Establishment of VRI Technical Standards for Courts (#12-16; #46); Taking Previously Developed Curriculum to Build and Implement an Online Training for Court Interpreters Working in Civil Matters (#46); and Making Improvements to and Developing Recommendations for the Language Access Toolkit (#66).

Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to and must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, April 23, 2018

Hard copy proposals must be delivered no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time on May 14, 2018, to:
Attention:  Lenore Fraga-Roberts, Bid Desk
RFP No:  COSSO-2018-01-Language-Access-in-the-CA-Courts-PSK
Judicial Council of California
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-3688

Further details regarding the solicitation and program requirements are set forth in the RFP and related documents provided, below:

Request for Proposal

Attachment 1 – Administrative Rules Governing RFPs (Non-IT Services)

Attachment 2 – JBE Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3 – Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4 – General Certifications Form

Attachment 5 – Darfur Contracting Act Certification Form

Attachment 6 – Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7 – Requirements and Specifications Form

Attachment 8 – Executive Summary

Attachment 9 – DVBE-Declaration-Form

Attachment 10 – Bidder-Declaration-Form

Attachment 11 – Cost-Breakdown