Evaluation of the Walking Alongside Program

Liddell, E and Johns, D 2015, Evaluation of the Walking Alongside Program, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia


Document type: Commissioned Reports
Collection: Commissioned Reports

Title of report Evaluation of the Walking Alongside Program
Author(s) Liddell, E
Johns, D
Year of publication 2015
Publisher RMIT University
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Subjects Migration
Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
Access to Justice
Abstract/Summary This report on the evaluation of the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre's (FKCLC) Walking Alongside Program (WAP) presents findings on the extent to which the outcomes of the program have fulfilled its objectives to date. The WAP is a socio-legal support program for young people of Sudanese and other African migrant/refugee backgrounds pursuing police accountability through often long-running legal actions. It was developed as an adjunct to the FKCLC's Police Accountability Project (PAP) in recognition of its client group's vulnerability and need for ongoing support. The outcome objectives this evaluation set out to measure include enhanced legal, health and educational outcomes; enhanced police accountability; improvements in health and well-being; enhanced community capacity, safety and resilience; reduction in social exclusion and barriers to justice; and whether the WAP is an effective model for replication. A qualitative approach to the evaluation was taken involving interviews and case file analysis.
Commissioning body Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre
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