2011 • 1 year • Juvenile Justice
TeamChild is a non-profit civil legal aid organization that has led Models for Change efforts to increase young people’s access to trained and qualified juvenile defenders in Washington. It will use this grant to continue to build juvenile defender capacity and policy leadership, and to develop and implement a strategy to institutionalize these functions by creating a publicly-funded juvenile defender training, technical assistance, and leadership development position.
2009 • 2 years • Juvenile Justice
To enhance the quality of legal representation in delinquency proceedings (over two years).
2007 • 2 years, 3 months • Juvenile Justice
In support of efforts to improve juvenile indigent defense in Washington State as part of the Models for Change initiative (over two years).