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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April Frazier Camara

Chief, Lifelong Learning
April Frazier Camara is the Chief of Lifelong Learning at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) and is the Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Criminal Justice Section for the 2020-21 term. Previously, April worked for eight years as a public defender with the Public Defender Service for D.C. as a Reentry Coordinator, and then as the Special Assistant in the Juvenile Defender Unit at the Law Office of the Shelby County Public Defender where she was responsible for implementing Department of Justice reforms and helping to build the first ever holistic and team-based juvenile defense practice in Shelby County. She also has experience working on national reentry policy reform at the American Bar Association in D.C. and Legal Action Center in NY. She received a B.A. from Tennessee State University and a J.D. from Howard University.