Community Justice Worker Panel

According to the 2019 Justice Gap Study, 85 percent of Californians’ legal needs went unmet. While legal aid providers continue to work tirelessly to meet Californians’ needs, demand continues to outpace service availability. This event features a panel discussion about different Community Justice Worker models, including Alaska’s Community Justice Worker program. Panelists include: Nikole Nelson, […]

Social Work Practices in California Legal Aid Organizations

Recently, LAAC and OneJustice finalized our report, “Social Work Practices in California Legal Aid Organizations”. The goal of this report was to map the landscape of social workers in legal aid based on surveys and case studies of the legal aid community. Now, we would like to gather our community with a few organizations to […]

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness in 2022

Join nationally recognized expert Heather Jarvis for everything you need to know about Public Service Loan Forgiveness, the COVID-19 payment suspension, and all things student loans.   Presenter: Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert   No MCLE provided.

Strategic Communications: Advocacy Beyond the Courtroom & in the Court of Public Opinion

This session covers fundamental concepts in strategic communications and how they can be used to advance our client community’s interests. Following the session, attendees will be able to: describe the components of a communications strategy; explain the importance of adapting legal language to non-court audiences, and identify the existing uses of strategic communications in their […]

Public Service Loan Forgivenes and the CoVid-19 Payment Suspension

Want to know more about managing your student loans, changes in LRAP regulations, or understanding the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program? Please join us for a special presentation by Heather Jarvis, student loan expert. Presenter: Heather Jarvis, Student Loan Expert   No MCLE is provided for this training.

An Inside View of the State Budget

This training will provide a general overview of the California state budget with some time to answer questions. Presenters: Tina Rosales, Western Center on Law and Poverty Mike Herald, Western Center on Law and Poverty No MCLE provided for this training.

Disability Visibility in Legal Aid

This January, LAAC and Disability Rights California co-hosted a panel discussion by and for legal aid workers with disabilities. The goal of the event was to hold space for legal aid workers with disabilities to share our experiences, information, and personal narratives about being out as disabled in the workplace, and to celebrate our collective […]