2019 Community-Oriented Defender (COD) Network Conference 
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Thursday, June 6 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Closing Plenary: Recognizing Your Own Privilege

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We will begin our COD Network conference closing plenary with a presentation from members of NLADA's Client Council, "Recognizing Your Own Privilege." This is a great opportunity to hear the unique and all-important perspective of the clients we work to serve.

We will conclude with closing remarks from NLADA President & CEO Jo-Ann Wallace.

avatar for Regina Kelly

Regina Kelly

NLADA Board of Directors, Client Advocate, Hearne, TX
A mother of four by age 24, Regina Kelly worked multiple jobs to support her family and provide a safe environment in the midst of the tough neighborhood in which they lived. Despite her efforts, she became entangled in an ironic twist of fate when she was arrested at work right before... Read More →

Ronald Simpson-Bey

Just Leadership USA, Just Leadership USA
Ronald D. Simpson-Bey is a national leader in the decarceration movement and currently works as the director of outreach and alumni engagement for JustLeadershipUSA. He is also a 2015 LwC Fellow with JLUSA committed to cutting the national prison population in half by 2030. Ronald... Read More →
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Jo-Ann Wallace

President & CEO, National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Before becoming head of NLADA, Jo-Ann Wallace was the organization’s senior vice president for programs, responsible for oversight of both the civil legal aid and public defense program agendas. From 1994 to 2000, she served as director of the Public Defender Service for the District... Read More →

Thursday June 6, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm EDT
Chesapeake I-II 3rd Floor