NLADA Hosts UNGA Side Event: Corporate America Advances Goal 16

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Release Date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

For Immediate Release

NLADA Hosts UNGA Side Event: Corporate America Advances Goal 16
AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Paypal and VISA Speak About How They Prioritize and Advance Access to Justice

(New York, NY) Held in conjunction with United Nations General Assembly activities, NLADA and its sponsors are hosting the “Corporate America Advances Goal 16” event on Tuesday, September 24 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Rockefeller Center in New York City. This UNGA side event will feature corporate leaders from AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Paypal, and VISA discussing how they increase access to justice.

This event is co-sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, Namati and the Justice For All Campaign. Event Space generously provided by AT&T.

Read our Policy Brief Access to Justice is Good for Business to learn more about the importance of corporate America and their role in increasing access to justice.

Event Details:

What Corporate America Advances Goal 16
When Tuesday, September 24, 2019 
 3:00-5:00 p.m. EDT
Where 1 Rockefeller Center
AT&T's Xandr Media Lab
New York, NY


Instructions for Press:  Register by Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EST by contacting Sharon Singh at [email protected] or via Twitter @NLADA

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The National Legal Aid & Defender Association, founded in 1911, is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. NLADA has pioneered access to justice at the national, state and local levels through the creation of our public defender systems and other important institutions from The Sentencing Project to the Legal Services Corporation. A leader in the development of national standards for civil legal aid and public defense, NLADA also provides advocacy, training and technical assistance for equal justice advocates across the country.