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Statewide Pro Bono Scholars Seminar

May 12 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Please join us for a special online class for the 2020 New York State Pro Bono Scholars

Agenda for the Program
5:00 p.m.– 5:10 p.m.
Greetings from Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

5:10 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Mindy Jeng, Executive Director of Pro Bono Services for the New York State Of ce of Court Administration, will give an update on PBS procedures and requirements

5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Zellnor Myrie, New York State Senator and former Pro Bono Scholar, will discuss how his experience helped shape his career and his current work as a legislator in the midst of the pandemic

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Panel discussion on “Advocating for Policies that Address the Needs of Low- Income People in the Pandemic”

Panelists:
Susanna Blankley, Coalition Coordinator, Right to Counsel NYC Coalition
Robert Quackenbush, Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society Prisoners’ Rights Project
Raquel Villagra, Staff Attorney, New Economy Project

Date

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Time

5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. EST

RSVP

Registration required. Register at www.nyls.edu/impactRSVP

Registrants will be sent a link for the Zoom presentation 48 hours before the event.

 

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Impact Center for Public Interest Law
Phone:
212.431.2314
Email:
impactcenter@nyls.edu
Website:
http://www.nyls.edu/impact