Juvenile Justice Initiative
The Juvenile Justice Initiative at the Juvenile Justice Clinic seeks to raise the level of practice among juvenile defenders, both regionally and nationally.
The Initiative is comprised of a number of efforts including:
- L.O.U.D. Brown Girls: hosting a workshop series for girls of color to learn about policy reform and advocacy in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. See the News & Special Events page for more information and an application.
- DC Juvenile Panel Trial Practice Group: providing training and resources to court-appointed juvenile defenders in DC,
- The Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy at Georgetown Law: hosting a one-week intensive training program for juvenile defenders nationwide in partnership with the National Juvenile Defender Center,
- The Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center: providing technical assistance and training for juvenile defenders throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center.