NAPD 2023 Rise, Resist, Represent Conference has ended
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We recorded over  90% of the sessions. Those not to be recorded will be noted in the description.   NAPD did not apply for CLE or CEU for this event and is not able to provide certificates of attendance.   This allows us to keep this amazing low price.  
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Thursday, March 16 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Collaborating with Communities for Systemic Change

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This session will identify collaboration and coalition building as the foundational element for any successful defender advocacy outside of court. The session will challenge defenders to grapple with what it means to work for and with individuals and communities directly impacted by their chosen social justice issue for legal change, including who the defenders are in the movement, how they will be perceived, how to identify key allies and build real relationships of trust to fight together.

Zoom Passcode: 691376

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Raj Jayadev

Founder, Silicon Valley De-Bug
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Alexzandria Poole

Director of Defender Initiatives, Zealous
Alexz has spent her legal career serving as a public defender in New York City and Detroit. During her time as a public defender, she also played an integral role in a number of projects outside of the courtroom which include Know Your Rights training for both New York immigrant communities... Read More →

Asia Johnson

Senior Associate of Storytelling, Zealous
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Melissa Moore

Director, Civil Systems Reform, Drug Policy Alliance

Thursday March 16, 2023 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT
Room I