Justice in the News

Request for Proposals (RFP) Designing Justice Worker Innovations for Impact, Scale, and Sustainability

Frontline Justice (www.frontlinejustice.org) is seeking proposals from qualified social innovation firms to help it design and develop an innovation platform and conduct user research and design aimed at scaling and sustaining community justice worker innovations in the United States, with a focus on reducing barriers and increasing opportunities for economic mobility among people with low incomes.

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May 16, 2024
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Upcoming Community Cafe Event with Jaycee Uchida, Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Aid of Hawaii

Our next Community Café event will take place on August 6th from 11:30AM to 1:00 PM PT / 2:30 to 4:30 PM EST. We invite you to RSVP by filling out this Zoom registration link. Following your positive feedback regarding the event’s format, we will feature a guest speaker, Jaycee Uchida, Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Aid of Hawaiʻi, who will tell us about Hawai'i's unique and promising Rural Paternity Advocate program. We will also have opportunities for small group discussion and networking.

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July 9, 2024
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Frontline Justice & Legal Aid of Hawaii

Frontline Justice to Develop Tech-Enabled Innovations Empowering Economic Mobility

We are excited to announce that Frontline Justice will begin developing tech-enabled  tools to supercharge community justice workers in ways that empower economic mobility. A big thank you to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the catalytic investment that will make this possible.

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May 28, 2024
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Frontline Justice

Community Cafe: Successful Grand Opening and RSVP For Next Session

Thank you all so much for joining Frontline Justice for our first Community Cafe event earlier today! The event was very well-attended and we are looking forward to our next one. We invite you to join Frontline Justice's next Community Café on July 1st from 11:30AM to 1:00 PM PT / 2:30 to 4:30 PM EST. RSVP by filling out this survey link.

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May 28, 2024
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Frontline Justice

RSVP For Frontline Justice's Inaugural Community Cafe

Frontline Justice is excited to announce the Grand Opening of the Frontline Justice Community Cafe Series on May 28th - a virtual space for us to come together to share joys and concerns and to strengthen community ties.

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May 24, 2024
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Frontline Justice

Press Release: Office for Access to Justice Director Rachel Rossi’s Trip to Arizona

Director Rachel Rossi of the Office for Access to Justice (ATJ) traveled to Tempe, Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona, to attend the Access to Justice and Future of Justice Work Conference, sponsored by Frontline Justice.

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March 4, 2024
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U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs

Access to Justice and the Future of Justice Work Conference: February 28 - March 1, 2024

Frontline Justice is proud to sponsor the Access to Justice and the Future of Justice Work Conference, co-organized by Frontline Justice co-founders Rebecca Sandefur and Matthew Burnett at Arizona State University.

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February 28, 2024
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Frontline Justice

Talk Justice: An LSC Podcast - Taking Community Justice Workers Nationwide

Frontline Justice Founding CEO Nikole Nelson joins LSC President Ron Flagg for a conversation about using community justice workers to expand access to legal services on Talk Justice.

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January 9, 2024
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Legal Talk Network

Frontline Justice Public Comment on the Report and Recommendations of the Texas Access to Legal Services Working Group

Frontline Justice submitted comments supporting the Texas Access to Legal Services Working Group's recent recommendations related to authorizing justice workers.

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December 15, 2023
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Frontline Justice

White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable Issues Report

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable has issued a report titled "Access to Justice in Federal Administrative Proceedings" which highlights non-lawyer assistance as a key strategy to increase access to justice in the United States. The report spotlights Alaska's Community Justice Worker Program as a model for expanding high-quality non-lawyer assistance.

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December 6, 2023
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White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable