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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.
Thursday, November 1 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Moving Toward Meaningful Access: Access to Justice Commissions and Justice For All Efforts, an Update on Our Progress

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Join this session for an exploration of the ways in which all states can take advantage of recent access to justice developments, including a report on how the Justice For All Project (supported by the Public Welfare Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, and Open Society Foundations) states are implementing their strategic action plans to move toward meaningful access to justice for all. Panelists will also discuss the recommendations contained within the recent Access to Justice Commission Staffing and Funding report from the ABA Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives, lessons and findings from the Justice For All state reports, next steps for the Justice For All project, and where the future lies for these efforts for other states.

Moderators
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Radhika Singh

Chief, Civil Legal Services, National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Radhika is the chief of the civil legal services division at NLADA, working with civil legal aid providers across the country. She also leads NLADA's Project to Advance Civil Legal Aid Collaborations, which advocates for funding and policies that support civil legal aid’s role... Read More →

Speakers
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Mary Lavery Flynn

Consultant, Mary Flynn Consulting
Mary Lavery Flynn is a consultant on access to justice issues and author of the recent ABA report, “Access to Justice Commissions: Increasing Effectiveness Through Adequate Staffing and Funding.” From 1992-2014, she worked at the State Bar of California, primarily as the director... Read More →
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Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Nalani Fujimori Kaina is the executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i, a statewide LSC program. In 2017, Hawai‘i was selected as one of two pilot states for LSC’s Legal Navigator Project. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Ms. Kaina began her career as an attorney on... Read More →
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Shelley Spacek-Miller

Court Research Associate, National Center for State Courts
Shelley Spacek Miller is a court research associate in the Research Division of the National Center for State Courts. Her current projects focus on a variety of areas, including access to justice and civil justice reform. She has supported several Conference of Chief Justice Committees... Read More →


Thursday November 1, 2018 2:15pm - 3:45pm
San Felipe Westin Galleria, 3rd Level

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