Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April 23: Webcast - Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015

The basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues. Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a low-income child in California.
What You Will Learn
  • Education Advocacy – Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • School Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline
  • Unique Laws and Additional Services
  • Economic Security Advocacy for Youth – Public Benefits for Disabled and At-Risk Youth
  • Economic Security Advocacy for Youth: SSI
Who Should Attend
Any attorney interested in providing pro bono assistance to low-income children in California.
Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015
April 23, 2015
9:00 AM Pacific
Webcast - Register Now!
Also presented in-person in San Francisco.
  • Andrea L. Banks ~ Staff Attorney, Social Security Disability Project, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Jessica A. Breslin ~ Staff Attorney, Youth Justice Project, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Lauren Giardina ~ Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
  • Jessica L. Haspel ~ Senior Associate, Child Welfare Policy, Children Now
  • Eliza Patten ~ Dependency Project Director & Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Services For Children Inc
  • Jill Rowland ~ Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights
  • Angie Schwartz ~ Policy Director, Alliance for Children’s Rights
  • Co-Chairs
    • Brian Blalock ~ Youth Justice Project Director, Bay Area Legal Aid
    • Linda Johnson ~ Staff Attorney, Education Law Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
  • Program Attorney: Christina Thompson ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute
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