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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
#MeToo: Empowering Voices and Supporting Changes to Upend Norms of Sexual Assault and Harassment and Their Impact

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Join a discussion on the impact and implications of bad behavior and bias toward women in civil legal aid and public defense. Our engaging panel will discuss examples of efforts to address bias and behavior both within our workplaces and by external actors, including the private bar and judiciary. We will provide a framework and dialogue for moving forward both practically and culturally as well as tools for having difficult conversations, gaining buy-in from stakeholders, and changing policies and practices. Attendees will discuss next steps in empowering women and making change in our community.

Speakers
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Cynthia Chavez

Deputy Director, Lubbock Private Defenders Office
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Nan Heald

Executive Director, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.
Nan Heald has been the executive director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Maine’s oldest and largest civil legal aid provider, since 1990. In 1996, Pine Tree was the first legal aid program in the country to create a website with self-help materials posted on it. Since that time... Read More →
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Alison Paul

Executive Director, Montana Legal Services Association
Alison Paul has served as the Montana Legal Services Association's Executive Director since January of 2011 and is responsible for the overall management and operations of MLSA. Ms. Paul graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law, then spent 7 years in private practice... Read More →
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Dina Shafey Scott

Training and Technical Assistance Manager, The Legal Services Corporation
Dr. Dina Shafey Scott is the training and technical assistance program manager with Legal Services Corporation. While at LSC, Dr. Shafey Scott is creating and managing the new Legal Services learning platform for grantees and other stakeholders in the Legal Aid field. Dr. Shafey Scott... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
San Felipe Westin Galleria, 3rd Level

Attendees (25)