All County Objectives

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Youth Parole Advocacy

By December 2023, the Public Defender will offer Youthful Offender Parole advocacy to 90 percent of potentially eligible clients (disproportionately Hispanic/Latino and Black youth) in prison for convictions originating in Santa Cruz County.


Key Steps

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Contact all potentially eligible imprisoned youthful offenders from Santa Cruz County. Offer to represent eligible people in preparing mitigation packets for use at parole hearings or ensure they are connected to alternate counsel for representation.    
Original End Date:
Baseline: Progress:
12/31/2023 Offer advocacy to 90% of eligible clients 0 111% (100%)