Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

Pennsylvania CLE credits will be available to attorneys who actively participate in webinars and indicate their participation through polls displayed periodically during the webinars.
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Friday, October 16 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession: An Interactive Legal Education Program

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Objection is an interactive educational experience on diversity, inclusion, and bias issues in the legal profession. Developed by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLS) Board and Carnegie Mellon Entertainment and Technology Center, this program is designed to advance the awareness of these issues in the legal community.

Facilitator led, the program utilizes animated vignettes, audience polling technology, and group discussions to explore realistic workplace situations and contemplate issues, viewpoints and ethical issues.

Participant Requirements: Due to the interactive nature of this training, participants must clear the browsing history on their device (computer/laptop/ipad/tablet/phone) prior to the start of the training.

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Kadeem Morris

Staff Attorney, Housing Unit, Community Legal Services
Kadeem Morris is a Staff Attorney in the Housing Unit at Community Legal Services. He primarily provides same day representation to tenants in Municipal Court through the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project’s Lawyer of the Day Program. Prior to joining Community Legal Services... Read More →
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Brianna Bosak

Communications Officer, Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
Brianna Bosak is the Communications Officer of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. She is responsible for creating impactful content, including key messages, and talking points, annual reports, newsletters, social media material, and web content. Her work aims to bolster support... Read More →
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Patrick Cicero

Executive Director, Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
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Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, PLAN, Inc.
Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith, Esquire, is PLAN’s first Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). Arlene joined PLAN, Inc. in 2014 as its Administrative Officer where her role included compliance monitoring of and reporting on PLAN network programs, reviewing... Read More →
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Queenette Echefu

Staff Attorney, North Penn Legal Services
Queenette Echefu, is a Staff Attorney at North Penn Legal Services (NPLS), Bethlehem, PA. Initially, she began her 2-year MLK Fellowship position at NPLS in August 2019. After her fellowship ended, she continued her legal career at NPLS. Since her matriculation, Queenette has represented... Read More →

Friday October 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
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