Lots of Early March Events to Be Excited About!

Social Justice Tuesday: Education Debt Relief

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12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Room 133

Concerned about how you’re going to pay back all your education loans?

Want to learn more about income-based repayment options, public service loan forgiveness, and UW Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program? (Photo via Creative Commons.)

This is the workshop for you! Hear the latest on various resources and programs that are out there to help you manage and reduce education debt.

Presented by: Aline Carton-Listfjeld, Assistant Director, Center for Public Service Law.

Want lunch? RSVP by 12:00 pm Monday, March 4, via Symplicity or gatespsl@u.washington.edu. No RSVP for lunch accepted after 12:00 pm.

Landesa Women’s Day Breakfast

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Workshop on Police Brutality

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The ASUW Student Disability Commission, the D Center at the University of Washington, and the Q Center at the University of the Washington present, “Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds., & PBP: Police Brutality Profiling.”

Activist and recent graduate student Gioioa von Disterlo and disabled activist/cultural worker, Leroy Moore, will team up to present a workshop that uses a mixture of multi-media, critical thinking, poetry, song, and exercises. Activities will focus on police brutality against people with disabilities. The workshop will examine the perception of disability in our communities, institutions of higher education, media, and non-profits. (Photo: Steve Rhodes.)

The event will be held at the Ethnic Cultural Center, 3931 Brooklyn Ave. NE, at Brooklyn Ave NE and NE 40th St. The event is FREE and open to the community.

Washington Medical Legal Partnership Foster Care Conference

Screen shot 2013-03-01 at 2.32.42 PMPlease join us Friday, March 8, for an upcoming conference, “Improving Legal Outcomes for Patients in Foster Care,” hosted by the Washington Medical Legal Partnership. The conference focuses on the intersection of health and legal needs for youth in the foster care system.

The morning conference will be held at Seattle Children’s, with an option for webcast attendance if preferred. Continuing education credits will be available. See here for details.

Students may attend for FREE.  

Friday, March 8, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Seattle Children’s Hospital

CLE: King County Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Bridging the Gap

Screen shot 2013-03-01 at 2.24.04 PMLive and Webcast Program featuring low-cost practical skills to help prepare new lawyers for success in their legal career, regardless of practice area.

Networking reception immediately following the program.

Program highlights include:

  • U.S. District Court Judge and a Retired King County Superior Court Judge
  • Head of litigation from Microsoft
  • University of Washington School of Law Faculty
  • Subject-matter presenters from top area firms
  • Learn about KCBA Pro Bono Opportunities
  • Lunch provided
  • Drawing for an iPad Mini from LawPay – our program sponsor!

Location: Rainier Square Conference Center, 1301 Fifth Ave., 3rd Floor Atrium, Seattle WA 98101

Date: March 8, 2013, 8 AM–5 PM

6.00 General & 1.00 Ethics CLE Credits

Visit the web to register.