2021 Litigation & Advocacy Leaders Conference

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 12:00 pm to Thursday, July 01, 2021 5:00 pm


NLADA’s Litigation and Advocacy Leaders Conference brings together civil legal aid and civil rights practitioners of all levels from across the country to exchange ideas for — and successes in — advancing crucial litigation and strategic advocacy issues affecting low-income people and communities. This year’s program is informed by insights from legal aid program directors, experienced and emerging advocacy leaders, past participants, past trainers and other experts. Programming is designed to provide exceptional flexibility, allowing participants to attend sessions in one particular substantive area or to examine a variety of issues.

Who Should Attend?

This conference is designed for those who help set and implement an advocacy agenda, as well as those taking on new leadership roles in their civil legal aid or civil rights organizations. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for emerging leaders and managing attorneys, in addition to experienced advocacy directors, senior litigators and policy analysts. Conference Goals Litigation and Advocacy Leaders.

The Strategic Conversation is for Advocacy Leaders in Civil Legal Aid and Racial Justice Programs. Eligibility will be verified to attend the Strategic Conversations.

Conference Focus

  • Racial Justice, Coronavirus response, anti-poverty: Attendees will gain new perspectives, skills and renewed energy for representation of low-income clients.
  • Building communities at the national, regional and local levels, including reaching out to community-based organizations and civil rights groups.
  • Programming will cover management, partnerships, substantive law and strategic advocacy including on issues related to public benefits and safety net programs, the evictions crisis, immigration, civil rights and racially equitable service delivery.


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