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Massachusetts Statewide Juvenile Advocacy Project

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $392,453)

In order to improve education outcomes for the 20,000 – 25,000 court-involved children across the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Statewide Juvenile Advocacy Project will: (1) improve access to education advocacy support for juvenile attorneys across the state through a network of specialized education mentors in each juvenile courthouse; (2) create and monitor education advocacy training for juvenile attorneys and other juvenile justice professionals; and, (3) track education advocacy and outcomes provided through the education mentors and juvenile attorneys.

Date Created: October 25, 2021