NAPD 2023 Rise, Resist, Represent Conference has ended
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Thursday, March 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A Holistic Approach to Public Defense: How to internalize Diversity, Equity & Inclusion within Multidisciplinary Offfices

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While DEI may seem daunting to incorporate, there are simple strategies professionals across all levels of Public & Family Defense Offices can utilize to empower organizations through the lens of justice and advocacy in becoming anti-racist.

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MJ Jihad

Director- Family Justice Programming, Office of Respondent Parent Counsel
MJ (Maleeka Jihad) is the Director of the MJ Consulting and the nonprofit MJCF: Coalition, an Agency focused on dismantling systemic racism in the family policing (child welfare) system through education, advocacy, and policy reform. MJ recently took on the new role as Director of... Read More →
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José Morales-Crispin

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Office of the Ohio Public Defender, Columbus, OH
José Morales-Crispin serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. In this role, José oversees the development and implementation of programs and services across all OPD levels, promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Jos... Read More →

Thursday March 16, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Room K