Webinar: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:30pm
Part I: Coerced Debt, Debt Defense & Safety for Survivors
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In this first of five Consumer Rights Webinar Training Toolkits, CSAJ invites you to join esteemed faculty in addressing coerced debt for survivors.
Part I on June 13th @ 2:30-4:30pm ET:
The purpose of this webinar is to equip advocates and attorneys with survivor centered advocacy strategies and legal remedies to address coerced debt facing survivors, with particular emphasis on directing advocacy to how marginalized communities are differentially impacted by debt. Faculty will also provide emerging evidence for coerced debt and its impact on survivors’ economic security in order to support programs in community and systems change.
Attendees will walk away:
1) Able to describe coerced debt and its impact on survivors
2) Knowing examples and tools to assess coerced debt
3) Equipped with resources and strategies (legal and nonlegal) to enhance their ability to talk about and address coerced debt with survivors
4) Having discussed questions and considerations to direct debt advocacy with underserved and marginalized survivors
Adrienne Adams, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
Angela Littwin, Professor, University of Texas School of Law
Katie VonDeLinde, CSAJ Expert Advisor & Adjunct Faculty, Washington University Brown School of Social Work
Diane Johnston, Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society
This webinar is particularly geared toward advocates, legal advocates, and lawyers working with low-income survivors, including those from underserved communities. It is also relevant to program managers, directors, and policy makers.
The webinar is open to LAV, Rural, STOP, and State, U.S. Territory, and Tribal Coalition grantees of the Office on Violence Against Women, and all other nonprofit service providers who work to enhance advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.