Event Calendar

Saturday, August 15, 2020

We Are The Ones We've Been Waiting For: Virtual Women in Public Defense Conference 2020

Start Date: 8/13/2020 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 8/15/2020 1:30 PM EDT

PO Box 211
Frankfort, KY  United States  40602

Event Website: www.publicdefenders.us

Organization Name: National Association for Public Defense

Jeanie Vela
Email: jeanie.vela@publicdefenders.us
Phone: (303) 921-3736

We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: A Virtual Conference for Women in Public Defense

August 13 - 15, 2020


August 13,  2-7 pm Eastern / 11 am - 4 pm Pacific
August 14,  11 am-7 pm Eastern / 8 am - 4 pm Pacific
August 15,  10: 30 am - 1:30 pm Eastern / 7:30 am - 10:30 am Pacific

Same Amazing Content: New Platform ~ We Just Couldn't Wait so we're going virtual!!

In this unparalleled time, the pressures on women have never been greater - and the importance of developing and advancing women has never been more critical. Join us as we gather for sisterhood, advocacy, encouragement, empowerment, training workshops, development, networking, and renewal. This powerful conference is filled with workshops, self-care events, networking, celebration and much, much more. We will acquire knowledge, obtain resources, and make connections that will elevate you to reach your professional and personal goals. This gathering is for all women-identified, in all job titles, and practitioners who work or support public defense. This includes professionals; core staff; social workers; investigators, attorneys; law students; and allies. NAPD is committed to creating an event in a safe space, that brings inspiration and transformation to all persons who identify as a woman in public defense.

At this time, Conference Areas of Focus include the following topics.  Please check back often as we will be posting more information regarding the agenda as it is finalized:

Leadership Development - Facilitators Lori James-Townes, Melanie Foote and Andrea Lyon

Representing Women, Children and/or Families - Facilitators Shawna Geiger, La Mer Kyle-Griffiths and Breenna Bellinger

Well-Being and Self-Care - Facilitators Colette Tvedt and Caitlin Becker

Early bird registration before July 31
$50 volume discount for each registrant after the first 4
Registration between Aug 1 - Aug 11
$50 volume discount for each registrant after the first 4

Apply for scholarship for full registration or reduced price to $50.    Deadline July 27.   You will be notified by Aug 1. 
Please note NAPD's Cancellation Policy, which can be found HERE