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Upcoming Events

Please check back with us soon for information on upcoming activites and events!


 

Breakthroughs & Barriers: Representing LGBTQ Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Legal Project 24 Aviation Road, Suite 101 Albany, NY 12205

Registration: 8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Program: 8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2016-WL-AX-0018 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Please Register by Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Name: _____________________________ Employer: _______________________________
Address: ____________________________________________________________________
Telephone: ________________ Fax: ________________ Email: _______________________

Mail Registration to: The Legal Project, 24 Aviation Road, Suite 101, Albany NY 12205 OR if no payment is required, register by scanning to email- bcarusone@legalproject.org OR fax completed registration to (518) 435-1773.

CLE credits contingent upon ability to accept at least one pro bono consult from The Legal Project.

Financial hardship policy available upon request.

TWO (2) HOURS OF TRANSITIONAL CLE CREDIT

This training will allow participants the opportunity to examine individual, societal, and institutional attitudes, beliefs, and practices that can present barriers to LGBT survivors and/or affect their ability to serve LGBT clients. Through individual and group interactive activities/discussion, this training will provide a context for understanding the LGBT community (barriers faced, terminology, etc.) and offer tools that will enable participants to respond to LGBT clients in a trauma informed and affirming manner.

This project is pending support by Grant No. 2016-WL-AX-0018 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Empire Justice Center has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York
This transitional continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of two (2) credit hours, of which two (2) credit hours can be applied toward the skills requirement.


Thank you to everyone who helped to make our 23rd Annual Pro Bono Reception a great success!  We are especially grateful to our wonderful Sponsors for their generous support: