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Saturday, November 9 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Discussion Group: Oppression & Privilege: Black, White, Latino, LGBTQ- What can you do from your place of privilege?

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This session will be an interactive discussion and exploration of the ways in which race, class, privilege, and oppression affect advocates' work in the office, the courthouse, and the relationships with/advocacy of our clients.


Michael Carter

Supervising Attorney, Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit
Michael Carter is a supervising attorney at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit. He is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School and the University of Michigan, where he received a B.A. in English. Before joining the Neighborhood Defender Service, he worked as a deputy... Read More →

Porsha Venable

Staff Attorney, The Bronx Defenders
Born, raised, and still residing in the Bronx, Porsha-Shaf’on received her J.D. from California Western School of Law and her MSW from New York University School of Social Work. She initially worked at the Bronx Defenders as a forensic social worker. During law school, she returned... Read More →

Saturday November 9, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am EST
Richard A 5th Floor