Below are photos and video from the task force's January 30, 2017 meeting, which took place in the Judicial Council boardroom in San Francisco.
Photos and captions from the Jan. 30 meeting
Archived webcast of Jan. 30 meeting
The Judicial Council's Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force will hold its next public meeting on January 30, in the council's boardroom at 455 Golden Gate Ave., in San Francisco. A live videocast of the meeting, as well as closed captioning (in English and Spanish), will be available via the Language Access webpage. You can also listen in to the meeting by dialing 1-877-820-7831, Passcode: 6139679.
11:00 a.m. - Call to Order and Roll Call
Approve minutes from October 17, 2016, Language Access Plan (LAP) Implementation Task Force (ITF) open meeting.
11:05 a.m. - Meeting Overview and Task Force Chairs Update
Task force chairs will provide updates regarding LAP implementation and an overview of today’s meeting, including subcommittee development of the task force's 2017 annual agenda.
Presenters: Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (Chair) and Judge Manuel J. Covarrubias (Vice Chair)
11:15 a.m. - Task Force Subcommittee Chairs Update/Product Highlight
The subcommittee chairs will provide a brief update on LAP Phase 1 and/or Phase 2 projects and present on language access products.
Presenters: Judge Steven Austin, Justice Terence Bruiniers, Justice Laurie Zelon, and Judge Janet Gaard
11:30 a.m. - Joint Presentation: National Center for State Courts on California’s Progress, and Task Force Staff Presentation on Language Access Metrics
The National Center for State Courts will present on California’s progress on expansion of language access services and what we can learn from other states. The task force staff will present on the tracking of language access metrics to reflect the implementation and expansion of language access services in the California courts.
Presenters: Jacquie Ring and Cristina Llop, Court Consulting Services, National Center for State Courts; Olivia Lawrence and Douglas Denton, Judicial Council Court Operations Services
11:45 a.m. - Translation, Signage and Tools for the Courts Subcommittee
The Translation, Signage and Tools for the Courts Subcommittee will present a report with recommendations and best practices for courts regarding current practices relating to building design, signage and wayfinding strategies.
Presenter: Justice Laurie Zelon
12:00 p.m. - Public Comment
12:30-3:30 p.m. - Lunch and Breakout Groups (not open to the public per Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.75(b)(1)).)
3:30 p.m. - Priorities for 2017 Annual Agenda
4:00 p.m. - Adjourn