Resources for juvenile defense work; fundraising support available for nonprofits

Office of Public Defense releases video tutorials on juvenile reentry


The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) is pleased to announce the release of a series of web videos on Juvenile Reentry made possible by grant funds received from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionJuvenile court involvement can impact youths’ opportunities in areas such as housing, education, employment, and healthcare. OPD developed a series ofweb videos to help youth, their families, and people working in the juvenile justice system better understand and address these unanticipated consequences.  

The topics covered by the 15-20 minute tutorials include: Reentry SuccessHousingEducationEmploymentHealthcareRecord Sealing.

The web tutorials were made possible with the assistance from TeamChild, Washington Defender Association, University of Washington Law School, Skagit and Whatcom County public defender offices and private counsel.

National Juvenile Defender Center releases “Juvenile Defense Policy and Practice Career Resource Guide”

njdcThe National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) recently published a guide on juvenile defense. Find the report here.

Jan. 31: “Seattle-based consulting firm offering pro-bono work for nonprofits promoting tolerance, understanding”


ostara-groupOriginally published on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 in the Capitol Hill Times.

“Seattle-based consulting firm The Ostara Group is seeking applications from emerging nonprofits promoting tolerance and understanding to be award 25 hours of pro-bono support in fundraising and organizational strategy.” The deadline is January 31, 2017. Read more here.