Community Outreach Programs

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The description of the programs below represent efforts by individual trial courts to enhance access
to justice throughout the state. If you are looking for specific guidance on any of these topics, please
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Access to Higher Education - Fresno Superior Court
A free annual event for youth in foster care that provides resources and information for attending college and specialized job training.

Automated Civil Grand Jury Program - Monterey Superior Court
A web-based application that automates the entire process of recruiting and selecting the annual civil grand jury.

Community Justice Conference - Fresno Superior Court
A restorative justice project that involves a nine-week, evidence-based, early intervention program for first-time juvenile offenders to understand the consequences of their actions.

Constitution Day - Orange Superior Court
A conference held on September 17th each year to introduce high school students to the importance of the Constitution, registering to vote, and participating in the election process.

Court for Kids - Marin Superior Court
In collaboration with local education leaders, a program that teaches children about the court system and the services it provides.

Grand Jury Open House/Grand Jury Informational Meeting - Shasta Superior Court
A yearly informational meeting for the public to learn more about the grand jury and encourage individuals to apply for service.

Hispanic Community Forum - Mono Superior Court
Local law enforcement and court representatives provide bilingual presentations on topics of relevant interest for the county's Spanish-speaking population.

Real DUI Court in Schools Program - Solano Superior Court
The court brings real DUI trials to local high schools to convey the perils of drinking and driving and to demonstrate the consequences of DUI.

Teen Court - Stopping Hate and Delinquency by Empowering Students (SHADES) - Los Angeles Superior Court
A specialized Teen Court that addresses bullying and youth crime rooted in hate and bias.

Related Programs

Family Law: Family Court Services Online Orientation - Santa Clara Superior Court
An online orientation is now being offered for Family Court Service participants. Parties ordered to attend orientation now have the option of choosing to attend a class in person or online by logging on to their home computer, laptop, or mobile device.

Justice Partners Collaboration: Binational Justice Project - Imperial Superior Court
The court signed agreements with Mexican authorities to permit enforcement of family court orders across the nation's border. The court also partnered with Mexican entities to provide free legal services to self-represented family law litigants.

Self-Help: Public Law Center - Nevada Superior Court
A collaboration with the County Law Library to provide general self-help services and no-cost mediation to litigants in small claims and unlawful detainer cases.

Justice Partners Collaboration: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Stakeholders' Roundtable - Los Angeles Superior Court
A stakeholders' roundtable created to bring together all Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) stakeholders in Los Angeles for quarterly meetings in an effort to improve relations, increase effective communication, work on collaborative projects, improve long standing issues, and overall provide better potential outcomes for Native American families.

Tribal-State: Tribal Alliance - Riverside Superior Court
This collaboration strives to develop culturally appropriate services to minimize court and county intervention and increase tribal participation in issues involving Native American children and families.

Unlawful Detainer: Unlawful Detainer Settlement Conference Program - Marin Superior Court
A collaboration with the court and Legal Aid to offer mandatory settlement conferences for all unlawful detainer cases in the week before trial.