General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Elections

Language Accessibility Advisory Committee


About


The Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC) is an advisory committee to the County Elections office.

LAAC member serve at the discretion of the County Registrar. The mission of the LAAC is to advise and assist the County Registrar with implementation of Federal and State Laws relating to access to electoral process by voters with limited-English proficiency, so that all persons who vote can understand the voting process. El Dorado County is required to provide language assistance in accordance with State and Federal law for Spanish and Chinese. The LAAC provides recommendations on identifying and prioritizing activities, programs, and policies to ensure every voter has equal access to the ballot.

Duties:

  • Media plans for language minority communities
  • Help plan required voter education for ESL community
  • Help plan the required public meeting for members of the ESL community
  • Comment on the voter education and outreach plan for language minority communities
  • Community presence in the language minority communities
  • Determine if the elections office is prepared to provide election materials in accessible formats if requested by voters

LAAC members are expected to attend quarterly meetings at the County Election Office. This is a volunteer committee. There is no stipend or reimbursement for participating in the LAAC.

For more information contact Barbara Dockter at (530) 621-7471.

If you are interested in joining the committee please complete and submit the LAAC Application.


Meetings


November 19th, 2019

     PLACE: South Lake Tahoe Family Resource Center
                 3501 Spruce Ave #B South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

     TIME: 1:00pm

October 10th, 2019

     PLACE: El Dorado County Elections
                 2850 Fairlane Ct. Placerville, CA 95667

     TIME: 11:00am

​July 31st, 2019

​June 19th, 2019

​May 15th, 2019 - Consultation Meeting