Court Watch Project

  • Chicago, IL, US

For the application and other inquiries, please email courtwatch@batteredwomensnetwork.org.

Ready to hold our government accountable?
Interested in social justice work?
Want to learn more about women's issues?

Get involved with our Court Watch Project!

Your purpose will be to observe domestic violence related court cases and record significant data and observations, which will be used to track important trends in the court's response to domestic violence. Reports based on YOUR observations will be sent weekly to department heads within the Domestic Violence Division of Cook County Circuit Court. These observations will also be filtered into quarterly reports, culminating in a year-end report that is made available to the public.

YOU have the opportunity to make a difference in your community by holding the justice system accountable for its actions as they relate to domestic violence, as well as learn more about the justice system and the different dynamics of domestic violence.

COMMITMENT: Minimum 4 hours per month

NEXT TRAINING: Saturday, June 11th, 9AM to 5PM
Location: 1 East Wacker Drive & 555 West Harrison

Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network

Areas of focus:

  • 1 E Wacker Drive, Suite 1630
    16th floor
    Chicago, IL, US 60601
    See Map
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Occasional (weekly or monthly)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule
  • Extra details:

    Training provided

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Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network

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