Immediately following the conference NLADA and the Shriver Center - whose Legal Impact Network hosted a preconference convening - released a statement in solidarity with the Black community and reaffirming the centrality of racial justice at the heart of both organization's work. Read the statement in full here.
As President & CEO of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), I am honored to lead an organization charged with advancing one principle: that the quality of justice you receive should not depend on the amount of money you have.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded nearly $25 million in support for ambitious plans to create fairer, more effective local justice systems across the country and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association is a strategic ally for the initiative, the Safety and Justice Challenge.
Defenders often ask how can data help their programs and what technology they need for analysis. A new toolkit will help defender managers identify their current level of technology and analytics capacity, and understand the potential for growth.
Theme: “Advocacy at a Crossroads: Equality, Justice, and Human Rights.” In this national election year, we will explore how advocacy can forward equality, justice, and human rights. Our Annual Conference is the leading national training event of the year for the civil legal aid, indigent defense, and public interest law communities.
Federal grants can serve your clients and strengthen your organization. Join a regional training on how to apply for, win, and implement non-LSC federal funds.