How the program would be implemented

How would the progam be launched?

Initial practice areas would be limited to:

  • Family, children, and custody
  • Housing
  • Collateral criminal (expungements and infractions)

The program would be piloted in 10 California counties where the need is highest:

Locations of the Paraprofessionals Program launch

The program would be evaluated after three to five years to determine whether it improves access. An independent organization with experience in evaluating similar programs would assess the program.

This evaluation would inform improvements before the program goes statewide.

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