Community Lawyering

September 16-18, 2020

Embassy Suites, Indianapolis, IN

Fee

  • Early Bird (register before July 31, 2020)
  • Individuals: $975
    Group (3+ participants): $925 each
  • Standard
  • Individuals: $1,200

Course Overview

How can we effectively advocate for the communities we serve if we don’t work alongside them and enhance their power?

Move beyond your role as a legal aid lawyer and see yourself as a community catalyst, trusted advisor, and partner. The Shriver Center’s Community Lawyering training brings a new mindset to equal justice advocacy and provides concrete steps to build and sustain strong relationships among community members.

You’ll learn how to activate issues identified by the community, lead a successful advocacy and media campaign, and facilitate community leadership. We’ll share real-life examples from groups across the country. You can even organize this course in conjunction with your local community leaders and create a relationship building exercise. Working together, we can achieve real change.

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