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January 6: How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference

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January 6: How to Be a Good Ally: A Strategic Engagement Conference

A Strategic Engagement Conference for Lawyers, Legal Professional, Community Leaders, and Non-Profit Organizations to Support Anticipated Needs Arising in Diverse, Under-Represented Communities Affected by Policy Changes in the Coming Year

The Equal Justice Society is proud to be supporting this gathering!

Join 1,000+ lawyers and legal professionals for this cutting edge conference addressing urgent matters of importance, including rising hate crimes and anti-Semitism; governmental targeting of the Muslim community; deportations and dreamers; the targeting of transgender people and religious exemptions to LGBT civil rights protections; reproductive freedom and saving Roe v. Wade; changes to the Affordable Care Act and health access and impacts on people with disabilities and at-risk populations; criminalization of communities of color; combatting domestic and sexual violence; environmental protections under siege; voting rights and access; economic justice and workers' rights; and challenges to civil liberties and the civil justice system.

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People with disabilities should contact regarding reasonable accommodations.

After registration, you will receive an optional demographic survey and an opportunity to submit questions or topics of interest. This information will be shared with the conference organizers.

Participating Organizations (as of 12.6.16): American Civil Liberties Union, Anti-Defamation League, Asians Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus, The Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center, California Rural Legal Assistance, Chicana Latina Foundation, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, East Bay Community Law Center, Equal Justice Society, Equal Rights Advocates, Family Violence Law Center, Impact Fund, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Muslim Advocates, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Women's Law Center, Public Advocates, Sierra Club, Sikh Coalition, Slate (Dahlia Lithwick), and Transgender Law Center

Co-Sponsors: Bar Association of San Francisco, American Constitution Society, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, O'Melveny & Myers

Note: A small percentage of each registration will be used to defer the overhead associated with processing charged registrations. All net proceeds from this event will be redistributed to the participating non-profit organizations serving the community.

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 
99 Grove Street 
San Francisco, CA 

MCLE Registration: 8:00 - 8:45 am 
Programming: 8:45 am - 5:30 pm 
Reception: 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Nonprofit $30.00
Student           $30.00
Non-Member   $100.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Learn more and register online:


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About Equal Justice Society. Now in its 16th year, the Equal Justice Society is transforming the nation's consciousness on race through the law, social science, and the arts. Learn more about us at EJS is at 1939 Harrison Street, Suite 818, Oakland, CA 94612. 415-288-8700 phone.


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