2014 • 1 year, 9 months • Juvenile Justice
The Loyola University Chicago Civitas ChildLaw Center seeks to improve the quality of representation and access to justice for children and families. Since 2005, the Center has served as the lead entity for Illinois Models for Change, responsible for the continued development and implementation of the strategic work plan guiding system reform efforts. The Center will use this grant to complete the work of securing, documenting, and reporting on Illinois’ progress and accomplishments during the initiative, and to support and assist in building the capacity of a leadership organization that can sustain juvenile justice system reform.
2012 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
Loyola University’s Civitas ChildLaw Center seeks to improve the quality of representation and access to justice for children and families. Since 2005, the Center has been the Illinois Models for Change lead entity, guiding the system reform efforts by identifying policy priorities and strategies, coordinating technical assistance provided by national experts, and assessing the quality of the work and its impact on the overall administration of juvenile justice. It will use this grant to sustain existing Models for Change efforts and create a leadership structure that can carry juvenile justice system reform into the future.
2010 • 1 year, 6 months • Juvenile Justice
To support activities as lead entity in Illinois Models for Change (over 18 months).
2008 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
In support of activities as the lead entity for Illinois Models for Change (over two years).
2006 • 3 years • Juvenile Justice
In support of activities as the lead entity for the Models for Change initiative in Illinois (over three years).
2004 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
For activities to develop and implement a plan to improve the juvenile justice system in Illinois (over two years).