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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Friday, November 2 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Advancing Justice through Storytelling & Strategic Communications

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Our issues are making headlines, as people living in poverty are in constant threat due to harmful proposals at the state and federal levels. How do we connect the dots for our audiences from one news story to the next? How do we empower and bolster our clients to share their own stories and use their own voice in advocacy? How do we emphasize values over problems as we seek to change hearts and minds? Learn from communications leaders at law and policy organizations as they share recent experiences and offer inspiration and guidance to advance our collective work.

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Caitlin Brown

Communications Director, Community Legal Services
Caitlin Brown is the Communications Director for Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS). In addition to facilitating CLS’s media contacts, Ms. Brown develops and maintains CLS’s social media, website, publications, and other external communications, and serves as a member... Read More →
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Christine Clarke

Director, Civil Rights Justice Initiative, Legal Services NYC
Christine Clarke is the director of the Civil Rights Justice Initiative at Legal Services NYC, where she works with LSNYC’s 600+ advocates throughout New York City, using litigation and advocacy to protect and advance the rights of low-income New Yorkers to be free from discrimination... Read More →
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Ambar Mentor-Truppa

Vice President of Communications, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Ambar Mentor-Truppa provides strategic direction and oversight to the Shriver Center's public relations, brand management, and marketing activities. She has 15 years of private sector experience in strategic communications, previously working as a consultant for several boutique public... Read More →

Friday November 2, 2018 4:15pm - 5:45pm CDT
West Alabama Westin Galleria, 3rd Level