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Defense services

Juvenile Defender Resource Project

The Pacific Juvenile Defender Center’s Juvenile Defender Resource Project is designed to build juvenile defender capacity and strengthen regional juvenile defender resource networks in remote, rural, or under-resourced regions in California.

Enhancing Youth Access to Justice

The National Juvenile Defender Center provides training focused on the need to promote specialization in juvenile defense, identifying and addressing gaps in juvenile defense practice, and educating stakeholders on strategies for improving youth and community outcomes.