The young people we provide legal representation for are among the most vulnerable in our state. And they still have the potential to thrive and to develop their leadership when we create the space for that to happen.
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For TeamChild attorneys, this new law has a positive impact on the options we can provide to clients when they seek legal assistance to stabilize their living situation.
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Minor-Guardianship-from-Clallam-County-Bar-Blog-Banner.png12602240Karen Pillarhttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpKaren Pillar2022-02-24 07:17:242022-12-28 12:07:41Positive Change in Minor Guardianship
TeamChild staff join with others in our community in honoring the life of Justice Sun, who died in December. Justice was a friend of TeamChild and a fierce advocate, locally in Spokane and around the state.
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/ESCA-Remembering-Justice-2022.jpg600800Dan Ophardthttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpDan Ophardt2022-02-02 12:27:222022-12-28 12:20:13Remembering Justice Sun (2000-2021)
TeamChild’s legal assistants and attorneys are busy representing hundreds of youth across the state as we charge into 2022 with big challenges. We continue to center youth and stand with them to find legal pathways to help them meet their goals in the community.
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TeamChild supported the end to Parent Pay because we know from our clients and their families, that one important way to support a young person returning home from a time of incarceration is to make sure their family is as strong as they can be economically.
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/YakimaHeraldParentPay.jpg8801243Karen Pillarhttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpKaren Pillar2022-01-26 07:46:422022-12-28 12:34:19State Policy and TeamChild’s Direct Advocacy
As a nonprofit civil legal aid organization serving youth across Washington State, TeamChild continues to uphold the rights of young people, secure the support they need, and transform punitive systems into more effective methods of addressing root causes and providing meaningful and appropriate support, opportunities, and healing to youth across Washington State.
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I’m thankful for all of our staff, board, supporters, and donors who give life to TeamChild’s mission and are passionately leading our work into a new chapter. I can’t wait to see what the future holds!
The Advancing Justice Fund was created to support and reflect the values Annie has promoted at TeamChild for more than 20 years: Innovation, Impact, Capacity and Sustainability.
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Annie-and-group-at-Annie-send-off-Nov-2021-scaled-1.jpg19202560Heather Carawanhttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpHeather Carawan2021-11-17 15:15:062022-12-05 10:46:47Please join us in Advancing Justice!
From now on, when schools and courts are addressing the needs of students who are absent from school, the student does not risk incarceration as a consequence of missing school.
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Last month TeamChild concluded our 3-part Racial Equity…
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webp00adminhttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpadmin2021-06-29 12:54:082021-06-29 12:54:08Reflections on Racial Equity Education Series
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see…
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webp00Anne Leehttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpAnne Lee2021-06-21 11:50:342021-06-21 11:50:34An Important Transition at TeamChild
Over the last fifteen years, the United States and Washington…
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TeamChild has long addressed education access and equity for…
https://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webp00Heather Carawanhttps://teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/teamchild-logo.webpHeather Carawan2020-09-25 19:44:142022-09-22 13:28:23TeamChild Partners with Local Legal Aid and Community Organizations for Know Your Rights Webinars