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AMP: Grassroots²

Chicago, IL

Cook County Justice for Children


Vision: CCJC works to support troubled children and families towards stable, productive, and healthy lives. CCJC is rooted in a model of compassionate and effective justice. CCJC seeks to develop and strengthen both the linkages to, and voices of those directly impacted by the Court system.

Impact: CCJC supports transparency of the administration of the Juvenile Court & Detention Center, advises the court on effective protocol and procedures, raises awareness and understanding of the role of court, detention center, while minimizing the number of youth removed from their families and exposed to detention or incarceration.