Community Advisory Boards

How Community Advisory Boards Can Assist the Work of the Justice System

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The Center for Court Innovation (2014)

Community engagement is an essential component of a well-functioning justice system. By strategically engaging the public, justice agencies can foster trust and mutual understanding, build partnerships, and solve local problems. Through community engagement, the justice system can also access local resources, including community volunteers.

This fact sheet focuses on a single community engagement strategy: community advisory boards, providing guidance to justice practitioners interested in creating one.

You can access this resource online here.