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Just in a day's work.
While working the other day at the Homeless Veteran Stand Down I had a chance to meet a remarkable young man that represented and agency that I had not heard of. When he explain just what they did, I felt that I needed to share the mission of the group and the wonderful things that they do in helping  individuals, 17 and older. That might be at risk of going to jail for breaking rules as they are related to the City of Milwaukee ordinance violations, which is about eight hundred and some paged document.
Check it out: http://city.milwaukee.gov/ImageLibrary/Groups/ccClerk/Ordinances/Volume-1/Master-V1.pdf

This wonderful agency is Justice Point Municipal Court Alternatives Program.
However, they do not represent individuals in criminal cases. Yet the services that they provide are many, such as evaluations to identify appropriate recommendations for fines with jail alternatives. community service referrals to nonprofit organizations. Referrals for mental health …