ON DEMAND: Brown Bag Lunch Series: Legal Aid as Racial Justice Work

Class recorded Wednesday, June 8, 2022

This session will explore the intersection between legal services and racial justice. It will begin with adiscussion of the role of racial justice in legal aid work historically and the evolution of that role, particularly during this recent period of racial
reckoning. A panel of experts will then discuss how legal aid attorneys, law students, and pro bono attorneys can use the civil legal system to continue fighting to dismantle systemic racism.

Presented by:

Tyler Press Sutherland, Director of Racial Justice and Equity, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Moderator)

Jeanne Nishimoto, Associate Director, UCLA Veterans Legal Clinic

Jessica Mark, Supervising Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid

Sabrina Forte, Director of Policy & Impact Litigation, Alliance for Children’s Rights 

Registration Fee: FREE

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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