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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.
Friday, November 2 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Expanding Our Reach: Rural Environment Drives Innovation and Powerful Cross-Sector Interventions [RJ]

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Partnering for Native Health is a multi-state collaborative project serving members of more than 100 tribal nations in some of the most isolated and rural communities in the country. Panelists will discuss their project and their vision for the future that integrates post-secondary education, health care, legal aid, and technology to build a community-based, culturally appropriate legal extender network that empowers communities and provides access to justice to people living in places as far flung as Tuba City, Navajo Nation, to the native Village of Selawick, Alaska.

Speakers
avatar for Liz Keith

Liz Keith

Program Director, Pro Bono Net
Liz is Program Director with Pro Bono Net, a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to justice through legal empowerment, volunteer mobilization and transformative collaborations. Liz joined Pro Bono Net in 2004, working first as a LawHelp Circuit Rider supporting web-based... Read More →
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Nikole Nelson

Executive Director, SCLAID Special Advisor, Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Nikole Nelson is the executive director of Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC), Alaska’s only statewide provider of free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans. Nikole oversees ALSC’s 12 offices and six Medical-Legal Partnerships and a staff of more than 60 scattered... Read More →
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Bob Onders

Medical Director / President, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium/Alaska Pacific University
In early 2017, Dr. Robert Onders joined Alaska Pacific University as president. Previously, Dr. Onders served Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) as medical director of Community and Health Systems Improvement. Before joining ANTHC, Dr. Onders worked as clinical director... Read More →
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Izzy Williamson

Partnering for Native Health Project Director, DNA Legal Services
Izzy Williamson is the Medical-Legal Partnership project director at DNA-People’s Legal Services, where she manages the MLP on the Navajo Nation (Four Corners Legal Care). In an effort to replicate the Four Corners Legal Care model, AmeriCorps awarded funding in 2016 to expand and... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Woodway I

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