Seize the Moment Reentry Law Conference on Friday, June 13, 2014

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Seize the Moment is a FREE reentry law conference for legal service providers, advocates, clients and formerly incarcerated people, convened by All of Us or None and LSPC. Expert panelists will focus on best practices and remedies available to help formerly incarcerated people overcome barriers to reentry.
Seize the Moment
Friday, June 13, 2014; 9:00am – 5:30pm
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego
6 CLE Credits Available
(Transportation stipends may be available for Qualified Legal Service Providers)

PANELS:

POLICY UPDATES AND LICENSING BARRIERS
2014 Reentry Legislation Review and Discussion of Agency Practices that Impact Licensing of Persons with a Conviction Record
  • Jesse Stout, Policy Director, LSPC
  • Karen Shain, Criminal Justice Policy Officer, The Women’s Foundation of California
  • Sarah Crowley, Racial Justice Senior Fellow, East Bay Community Law Center
  • Natalie Lyons, Attorney, Equal Rights Advocates
HOUSING
Strategies to Improve Housing Access for People with Conviction Records
  • Deborah Thrope, Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project
  • Adam Poe, Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Claire Johnson Raba, Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
BAN THE BOX
A National Campaign to Restore the Rights of Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People
  • Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director, LSPC
  • Meredith Desautels, Staff Attorney, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Zoë Polk, Director of Policy and Social Justice, San Francisco Human Rights Commission
  • Maurice EmsellemDirector Access and Opportunity Program, National Employment Law Center
  • Fanya Baruti, Community Organizer, All of Us or None
  • Harriette Davis RN, Organizer, LSPC /All of Us or None
FAMILY LAW
Reuniting Parents and Their Children
  • Carol Strickman, Staff Attorney, LSPC
  • Barbara Davis, Senior Attorney, Legal Aid Society of San Diego
EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY
Telling our Stories, Creating New Allies: Communicating About Reentry in the Courtroom, in Sacramento and in the Media
  • Margaret Dooley-Sammuli, Policy Director, ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties
  • Jess Jollett, Communications Strategist, ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties
For other questions not covered by registration info, contact Harriette Davis at harriette@prisonerswithchildren.org or 415-255-7036, ext. 311.
Sponsored by:
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children; All of Us or None; A New Way of Life; Criminal Expungement & Reentry Society of Thomas Jefferson Law School; East Bay Community Law Center; Equal Rights Advocates of San Francisco; Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights; Legal Aid Society of San Diego