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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.
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César Torres

Northwest Justice Project
Executive Director
Seattle, Washington
César E. Torres has been the executive director of the Northwest Justice Project, a statewide, publicly funded legal aid program serving low-income communities throughout Washington State, since 2006. Previously, he served as deputy director of Essex Newark Legal Services in Newark, NJ (1998-2006), and was the managing attorney for that program’s Housing & Income Maintenance Unit (1989-2006). Beginning in 2003, he litigated and supervised a Predatory Lending Practices Project. César earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. from Yale University. He is currently chair of the MIE board of directors.