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Register Now for Seattle Municipal Court’s Probation Webinar: “We’ve Evolved!”

Please join Seattle Municipal Court on Friday, August 25, 2023, at 12 p.m. for a Probation Evolution webinar.

Presiding Judge Faye R. Chess and Probation Manager Jason Grant will discuss successes and insights from the Court’s three-year Probation Evolution Project, which focused on improving client outcomes and addressing disproportionate impacts on women and people of color.

This project was informed by evaluative reports from the Vera Institute of Justice and the Seattle City Auditor, feedback from interested parties, and guided by community engagement using Seattle’s Racial Equity Toolkit.  

Presenters: Presiding Judge Faye R. Chess and Probation Manager Jason Grant

Webinar Highlights Include:

  • Replaced Probation’s risk assessment tool with more equitable reporting guidelines
  • Standardized case management practices
  • Revamped our non-compliance policy, implementing new training requirements for probation counselors
  • Enhanced transparency by publishing several data dashboards on our website

We are excited for you to join us for the webinar, where you will learn about our achievements and lessons learned. Together, let’s advance equity and positive client experiences in the justice system! 

Please register here by August 21, 2023, to save your spot.

To learn more about the Probation Evolution Project, click here.