Panel: Building Sustainable Community-Led Connections and Advocacy

When

02/16/2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where

The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101

Event Type

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Please join us after the Goldmark Award Luncheon on Friday, February 16, 2024, for a panel discussion organized by the Access to Justice Board. See below for more information.

 Panel: Building Sustainable Community-Led Connections and Advocacy

Join us in this engaging and thought-provoking session as we discuss how to follow the lead of communities to transform legal advocacy. This session will emphasize the importance of dismantling hierarchies, positioning community members as leaders in the work, and looking beyond traditional systems for answers. Participants will explore innovative approaches to community and movement lawyering, fostering authentic relationships, and building sustainable community-led organizations.

 Moderator:

  • Jeremiah Bourgeois, Access to Justice Board Member

 Panelists:

  • Vanna Sing, Access to Justice Board Member and Founder of Tacoma Healing Awareness Community
  • Porsche Phelps, Community Engagement Manager, TeamChild
  • Rebekah Gardea, Co-Executive Director and Community Advocacy & Outreach Director, QLaw Foundation

*Sara Robbins, the newly hired Executive Director of the Office of Civil Legal Aid, will also join us to briefly introduce herself and share her vision for the Office of Civil Legal Aid.

Where: The Westin Seattle, 4th Floor, Grand Crescent Room and Online

Remote Participation Available:

Join Zoom Meeting https://wsba.zoom.us/j/81784665467?pwd=KMTPiWYkt2AZ6QS1hV0Lek9QP7cUd7.1

Meeting ID: 817 8466 5467
Passcode: 621002