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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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Silvia Argueta

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Executive Director
Los Angeles, California
Silvia Argueta is the executive director of Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. She oversees an annual budget of more than $17 million and all aspects of strategy, legal advocacy, finance, fund development, and technology. She recently oversaw an $18 million capital campaign and construction of LAFLA’s new headquarters. Before her appointment as executive director, Argueta was a senior attorney with LAFLA’s Government Benefits Unit. Before joining LAFLA in 1999, Silvia was a staff attorney at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF). Before joining MALDEF, she was employed at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California and was involved in civil rights litigation and policy matters. Silvia received her undergraduate degree from UCLA and her JD from UC Hastings College of the Law.