Project: Justice for All (PWF and NCSC 2016)

Justice for All 

Justice for All (JFA) is a project that supports efforts by the states to include all relevant stakeholders in the civil justice community in a partnership to better understand, adopt, and move toward implementation of the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) resolution on Meaningful Access to Justice for All. The project seeks to enhance states’ commitment to reimagining how to work across organizational boundaries and optimize all available resources to advance access to justice for all. The project is Chaired by the Honorable Ralph Gants, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Massachusetts and the Honorable Laurie Zelon, Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal, supported by the Public Welfare Foundation and housed at t​he National Center for State Courts. 

Please find the Announcement and Fast Fact attached. Please contact sspacek@ncsc.org for more information.

 

Additionallly, Justice for All guidance materials are now available.  These components, categorized under an Inventory Assessment Guide and Strategic Action Planning Guide and listed below, are intended to assist with state-wide inventory and strategic action plan development, rather than preparing for the RFP itself. 

Inventory Assessment Guide:
Appendix A: Component Assessment Sheets
 

Strategic Action Planning Guide:
Appendix A: Justice for All Strategic Action Planning Action Step Checklist
Appendix B: Component Assessment Compilation
Appendix C: Individual Component Planning Template
 

Complementary information from Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog may also be helpful with planning processes.