This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

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Thursday, November 1

7:30am CDT

8:30am CDT

10:00am CDT

10:30am CDT

12:00pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Another Brick in the Wall: Education Rights of Immigrant and Refugee Students in Times of Uncertainty [RJ] Woodway IMichelle Lapointe • Tere Ramos • Julie Sugarman Educating Legislators about Legal Aid 2.0 Plaza Ballroom IIJim Sandman • Nan Heald • Nikole Nelson • Betty Balli Torres Impact Litigation and Movement Lawyering to Support Communities in a Changing Landscape Woodway IIKevin De Liban • Julia Simon-Mishel MLCP-LA: Showcasing Innovations in Technology, Partnership, and Funding to Bring Legal Services to Most Vulnerable Los Angeles County Residents Chevy ChaseSilvia Argueta • Yvonne Mariajimenez • Gerson Sorto • Helen Tran Moving Toward Meaningful Access: Access to Justice Commissions and Justice For All Efforts, an Update on Our Progress San FelipeRADHIKA SINGH • Mary Lavery Flynn • Nalani Fujimori Kaina • Shelley Spacek-Miller Providing Culturally Competent Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients SageAmelia Schlossberg • Shin-Ming Wong What Supporting Justice IV Tells Us about Pro Bono MonarchApril Faith-Slaker • Cheryl Zalenski The Importance of Reentry in Achieving Meaningful Justice [RJ] TanglewoodEddie Ellis • Ronald Simpson-Bey Community Listening: A Response to an Established Community Lawyering Practice [RJ] West AlabamaKathryn Frey-Balter • Meaghan McDermott • Amy Petkovsek • Veryl Pow Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty: Court Debt Litigation Strategies Woodway IIILeslie Bailey • Brian Hardingham • Hillary Madsen • Caren Short Innovative Public Defense in America Post OakGeoff Burkhart • Scott Ehlers • Morgan Shell Mentoring in Public Defense WestchesterMalia Brink • Genesis Draper • Jonathan Rapping • Drew Willey • Sarah Wood Building Sustained Partnerships with Funders, Contributors, & Supporters Plaza Ballroom IJo-Ann Wallace • Sandra Ambrozy • Max Laun • Jack Londen

3:45pm CDT

4:15pm CDT

Continuing the Conversation on Race [RJ] San FelipeMaha Jweied • Gina Polley • Rhodia Thomas • Anthony Young Incubating Innovation in the Aloha and Midnight Sun States: Updates on the Justice Portal Initiative Plaza Ballroom IILester Bird • Nalani Fujimori Kaina • Liz Keith • Nikole Nelson • Glenn Rawdon Job Placement Centers and Attorneys: A Partnership that Works [RJ] West AlabamaWalter Morris • Amy Petkovsek Lawyers Without Borders: Building a Two-State Rural Partnership Woodway IEd Marks • Patrick McMonigle • Tom Stutz MIE Roundtable for Legal Services Executive Directors and Managers MonarchJan Allen May • Patricia Pap Organizational Redesign for Pro Bono Woodway IIISandhya Kidd • Marissa LaVette • Claud Nelson • Mytrang Nguyen • C. Kenneth Perri Tracking Outcomes: Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Legal Aid Providers and Funders Woodway IIDavid Udell LSC and the Client Voice TanglewoodJulie Anne Reiskin • Jim Sandman Holistic Representation in Family Court: The Ins and Outs of Civil and Immigration Consequences SageVichal Kumar • Gigi Parris • Emily Ponder Williams Jail is Not the Solution: Innovative Alternatives to the Criminalization of Homelessness Plaza Ballroom IAnne Rios • Mary Vosburgh • Mitchelle Woodson • Jeff Yungman Building Rural Defense Post OakGeoff Burkhart • Kimberley Simmons Defending Communities in Service: Defender Program Capacity-Building through National Service and NLADA Chevy ChaseEmily Flanagan • Anna Ladd • Kameryn Sessoms Don't Leave Money on the Table: Diversifying Funding and Building a Comprehensive Fundraising Plan WestchesterJennifer Luczkowiak • Alyson Robbins

6:00pm CDT

7:00pm CDT

8:30pm CDT