Native American Communities Justice Project

RFP Number: CFCC 14-08

The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to secure a contract to provide the services of a consultant with expertise in qualitative and quantitative research with Native American communities, preferably in a court or legal setting. The contractor will carry out a research project in two phases. Phase I will address specific topics of Native American communities and family violence. The contractor will work with Native American community consultants to develop data collection instruments to be used by the community consultants for local community meetings and in pre-meeting data collection activities; work with community consultants to analyze information gathered from community meetings and any other data collection undertaken; and work with the AOC to use the information to create a framework for a statewide meeting May 21-22, 2009. In Phase II, the contractor will work with CFCC staff to plan a needs assessment that focuses on Native American communities and the state juvenile courts. Topics addressed will include the existing relationships among tribes and juvenile court stakeholders, including probation and social services; the tribes' access to services and legal representation; the development of tribal juvenile courts; and how the state juvenile courts can better meet the needs of tribes.

There will be a pre-proposal conference call for this Request for Proposal (RFP). The conference call for the project is scheduled for Friday, January 9, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. (PST). The call in number is 1-866-223-4039.

Bidders interested in responding to this RFP should submit an email to confirm their intent to respond to by Friday, January 9, 2009, no later than 3:00 p.m. (PST).

Questions should be directed to by Monday, January 12, 2009, no later than 3:00 p.m. (PST).

Proposals must be received by Wednesday, January 21, 2009, no later than 3 p.m. (PST).

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:

Judicial Council of California
Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Nadine McFadden, RFP: CFCC 14-08 Research Consultant-LM
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3688

Further details regarding the solicitation and program requirements are set forth in CFCC 14-08 Research Consultant-LM and related documents provided below:

Request for Proposals