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Monday, November 16 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Beyond Legal Aid: Legal Empowerment and Community-Based Justice

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Around the world legal empowerment organizations are improving justice outcomes by focusing on bottom-up, grassroots justice solutions. This panel discussion will share perspectives from legal empowerment practitioners in the U.S. who are leading a movement that emphasizes building community power and agency by working hand-in-hand with communities to know, use and shape the laws that affect their everyday lives.

Keynote (simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Spanish for the keynote)
  • Vivek Maru, Founder and CEO, Namati

  • Lam Ho, Executive Director and Founder, Beyond Legal Aid
  • Ariadna Godreau Aubert, Founder and Executive Director, Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico, Inc.
  • Sukti Dhital, Executive Director, Robert and Helen Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU

  • Matthew Burnett, Policy Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative

Monday November 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am PST