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Friday, November 2 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Systems Thinking for Creating Impact

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Have you ever wondered why a program that you’ve created is not having the impact that you’ve wanted on the overall system, and things just go back right to where it started? Sometimes it is due to not looking more broadly at the system and knowing where the right leverage points are. During this workshop, you’ll learn how a systems thinking approach was used to focus civil legal services for the houseless population, how this kind of approach is used in medical-legal partnerships, and a few ways that you can use these approaches to look at the work that you are trying to do and the impact you are aiming to have.

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Catherine C. Carr

Coordinator, NLADA Strategic Advocacy Initiative and Adjunct Professor, UPenn Law School
Catherine C. Carr is a consultant to legal aid organizations and their leaders across the country, assisting with issues such as program structure, evaluation, service delivery, and strategic planning, with an emphasis on building effective, creative, and self-reflective organizations... 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. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Ms. Kaina began her career as an attorney on Molokai, an island of 7,500 residents, in a one attorney office and also served as a managing attorney and deputy director... Read More →
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Ellen Lawton

Co-Principal Investigator, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Ellen Lawton, J.D., is a principal investigator and lead research scientist at the George Washington University where she leads the University's National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership in the Department of Health Policy and Management._x000D_ An expert in poverty law generally... Read More →

Angela Lovitt

Deputy Director, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Angela Lovitt is deputy director of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i, where she is leading the organization’s efforts around re-envisioning legal services delivery to the houseless population and overseeing the delivery of client services. She is a 1992 graduate of Saint Louis... Read More →

Friday November 2, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm CDT