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Enhancing Youth Defender Services in Los Angeles County

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Awardee County
Los Angeles
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $649,326)

The primary goal of the Enhancing Youth Defender Services Project in Los Angeles County is to implement youth defense delivery system enhancements that strengthen and improve the practice countywide through a number of focused initiatives. The project will strengthen youth defense by filling existing gaps and needs in Los Angeles County’s indigent defender offices’ holistic youth defense delivery model, specialized training and professional development opportunities, community outreach, and existing racial and ethnic disparities.

Date Created: September 18, 2023