Where we are

Partners for Justice is a national organization, but our work is hyper-local.

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Local offices, national impact

Though we operate in jurisdictions around the nation, our services are tailored to local communities and PFJ advocates are deeply integrated into local public defender offices.

This gives us a different kind of relationship with our “host” public defenders than many national programs. We collaborate closely with our host offices to ensure our partnership is successful and that it meets the office’s goals for expanded client service.

The systems we rely on don't work. So Advocates work harder.

Too much of the time, systems Americans are supposed to rely on just don’t work. Or rarely work the way they should. The bureaucracies ordinary people are expected to navigate are nearly impossible to understand and the simple functions of these institutions are constantly derailed. Take one recent example from an Advocate on our team, who had the seemingly straight-forward task of ensuring that one of their clients had transportation upon their release from jail...

The systems we rely on don't work. So Advocates work harder.
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If you are a public defender or defense agency interested in doing more for your clients, and ready to commit to fighting for resources to offer clients wraparound support long-term, please reach out to us here.

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