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File #: 19-018    Version: 1
Type: Other Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 1/15/2019
Title: Language Access Plan: Language Access Subcommittee (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20190115-19-018, 2. 19-018 LAP Presentation

Title

Title

Language Access Plan: Language Access Subcommittee (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

To strengthen the California judiciary’s capacity to meet the needs of millions

of people with limited English proficiency, the Judicial Council charged the

Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force with implementing the

Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts. This report

offers a brief description of progress to date on implementation of the plan

and a summary of next steps to ensure its ongoing implementation. The report

recommends that the council create a standing Language Access Subcommittee

under the Advisory Committee on Providing Access and Fairness to help ensure

that the remaining plan recommendations are implemented after the task force

sunsets on March 1, 2019.

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force recommends that the Judicial Council, effective March 1, 2019, approve the formation of a standing Language Access Subcommittee under the Advisory Committee on Providing Access and Fairness.

 

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Speakers

Speakers

Hon. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Chair, Language Access Plan Implementation

Task Force

Mr. Douglas Denton, Language Access Services