CONSULTING + PARTNERSHIPS
NACC partners with organizations across the country to advance justice alongside children and families.
NACC partners with organizations across the country to advance justice alongside children and families. NACC joins amicus briefs, provides technical assistance to stakeholders, collaborates with sister organizations on key issues and initiatives, and offers consulting services to assess legal representation delivery systems. Please contact NACC Legal Director Allison Green if you are interested in engaging NACC for consulting services.
CAPACITY BUILDING CENTER FOR COURTS
NACC provides consulting services to the Capacity Building Center for the Courts (CBCC). NACC supports training to attorneys and judges, provides substantive expertise and guidance to state court improvement programs, and collaborates with the CBCC on its capacity-building efforts.
CASEY FAMILY Programs: Judicial and National Engagement and National Partnerships
NACC provides consulting services to Casey Family Programs initiatives to transform legal representation for children and parents and build a national network committed to a 21st Century Child Welfare System. This partnership also supports engagement with lived experience experts on NACC’s National Advisory Council on Children’s Legal Representation.
Cross Sector Advocates Group
NACC facilitates a monthly meeting of policy advocates and attorneys working in the child welfare, youth justice, and homeless youth sectors. Addressing hot topics in federal and state policy, this peer-to-peer network helps align and amplify advocacy priorities and messaging strategies.
NACC conducts statewide assessments evaluating access to counsel and quality of legal representation. Statewide assessments provide comprehensive examinations of state and local legal service delivery systems and practice issues; analyze state laws, rules, and policies; and include data collection, stakeholder and practitioner interviews, and court observation.
Every Kid Needs a Family
The purpose of the Every Kid Needs a Family site is to provide information and advocacy tools to assist judges, attorneys, and advocates in making decisions regarding the placement of children that reflect the least-restrictive, most family-like setting possible for each child under court jurisdiction.
Family Justice Initiative
The Family Justice Initiative is a national collaborative of children’s attorneys, parents’ attorneys, educators, researchers, national policy advocates, and lived experience experts who share a common goal: to increase access to high-quality legal representation for children and parents in child welfare cases
Please contact NACC Legal Director Allison Green if you are interested in engaging NACC for consulting services.
Become an NACC Member
Your Practice is our purpose
Join the NACC Community! NACC provides training and resources to attorneys, advocates, and professionals who work in child welfare law. NACC also works to improve the system alongside children and families. NACC promotes excellence, builds community, and advances justice.
Benefits of Membership
- The Guardian law journal
- Member Webinars
- Listserv and Member Directory
- Annual conference discount
- Discount on trainings, CWLS certification, and publications