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Domestic Violence at the Intersection of Race and Sexual Orientation

  • 16 Oct 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Fenwick & West LLP 555 California Street, 12th Floor San Francisco

The Domestic Violence Committee of the Queen's Bench
invites you to attend:

Domestic Violence At the Intersection of Race and Sexual Orientation: Biases and Challenges to Understanding Domestic Abuse in Minority Communities

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

5 to 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 to 7 p.m. MCLE Program
Fenwick & West LLP
555 California Street, 12th Floor
San Francisco

Refreshments provided.
How can attorneys and service providers address their own biases towards domestic violence survivors?
What legal and social challenges face domestic violence survivors in LGBTQ communities and African-American communities?
How can we dispel myths and stereotypes about domestic violence survivors in LGBTQ communities and African-American communities?
Speakers:

Sharon Alkire, Esq.
Family Law Attorney
Chairwoman of the Diversity Committee of the Queen's Bench Bar Association

Kemi Mustapha, Esq.
Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by the Norflet Progress Fund at Bay Area Legal Aid

This program is approved for 1.5 hours of Elimination of Bias MCLE credit.

$10 for Queen's Bench members
$10 for Law Students, nonprofit and government attorneys
$25 for Non Members

Click here to Register

Thank you to our sponsor: Fenwick & West LLP

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