ICWA Best Practices Tribal Engagement, CFCC-2021-05-LV

The Judicial Council intends to award one or more Agreements to (1) conduct three webinars addressing the challenges that tribes and tribal advocates experience in effectively participating in state court proceedings governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and strategies and best practices to address and mitigate those challenges; and (2) work with local courts identified by the Judicial Council on tribal engagement strategies including outreach to tribes and tribal advocates with cases in the court; interviewing tribal representatives, advocates and service providers and Indian children and parents who have appeared in court about their experience; convening listening sessions; and providing a report and recommendations to the court on tribal engagement.

The initial term will be approximately (5) months from May 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021, (Year 1), and a second term from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022 (Year 2).

Questions regarding this RFP must be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
Emailed proposals are required for this RFP. Reference RFP Section 6.0 Submission of Proposals.

Proposers must submit their Technical and Cost proposals in separate  email attachments to the Solicitations Mailbox at solicitations@jud.ca.gov.
Proposal must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, May 3, 2021.
Submission acceptance of proposals will be based on the date and time the email proposals are received by the Judicial Council.
Emails must be received prior to the due date and time or the proposal will not be accepted.
Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP No. CFCC-2021-05-LV and related documents provided below:

RFP No: CFCC-2021-05-LV
Title: ICWA Best Practices and Tribal Engagement
Attachment 1 - Administrative Rules Governing RFPs
Attachment 2 - Standard Terms and Conditions
Attachment 3 -Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Attachment 4 - General Certifications Form
Attachment 5 - Darfur Contracting Act Certification
Attachment 6 - Payee Data Record Form
Attachment 7 - DVBE Declaration
Attachment 8 - Bidder Declaration