Iowa Access to Justice Public Outreach Summit

​​​​​​​​The Iowa Access to Justice Commission is proud to host a public outreach summit. For the first time ever, local leaders representing public service organizations, academics and private industry will come together to discuss and learn more about the access to justice issue in Iowa.

When:

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration
Program 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Lunch Provided)

Where:

DMACC Ankeny Campus
Building: To be determined
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, Iowa
50023​


 

Register Online  

RSVP by November 28, 2017


 

WHY ACCESS TO JUSTICE MATTERS

The U.S. ranks 94th of 113 countries for overall accessibility and affordability of civil justice.1 In Iowa....[enter IA stats here].

WHY ATTEND?

Attendees will build an awareness of life events that trigger legal events and be armed with local resources to support citizens in their community followed by an open Q&A with local leaders to provide feedback. [add a 2nd registration CTA w/link to registration page here]

AGENDA

  • The Problem of Access to Justice and How You Can Help
  • What to Look for (breakout sessions include: Housing/Education/Consumer Protection/Employment/Elder Law)
  • Panel Q&A with Justice Appel, Chair of the Iowa Access to Justice Commission and Key Speakers

GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE BRENT APPEL AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM:

  • ARAG Legal
  • Disability Rights Iowa
  • DMACC
  • Drake University Law School
  • Iowa Access to Justice Commission
  • Iowa Attorney General
  • Iowa Legal Aid
  • Iowa Workforce Development
  • Johnson Law Firm
  • LTC Ombudsman
  • University of Iowa College of Law

SPONSORED BY:

ARAG Legal DMACC 

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