Addressing Bankruptcy & Student Loan Issues for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence (webinar series)

Part I Focus: Bankruptcy 1) Identify how bankruptcy might become an option for survivors, and how bankruptcy needs manifest differently for underserved survivors,. 2) Describe individual survivor-centered consumer advocacy, bankruptcy, and alternative legal remedies. 3) Engage attendees in discussion about unique or innovative practices. Part II Focus: Student Loans 1) Identify how student loan issues show up for survivors, and how they manifest differently for underserved survivors. 2) Describe individual survivor-centered consumer advocacy and legal remedies to address student loan issues. 3) Engage attendees in discussion about unique or innovative practices. Part III: Developing Multilevel Strategies for Change 1) See model/examples of how people have worked in meaningful ways to build partnerships to address or mitigate the need for bankruptcy or student loans. 2) Use the model to develop multilevel strategies for change in virtual breakouts: issue identification, partner mapping, strategic action planning. Faculty include: Karen Tjapkes, Director of Strategic Litigation and the West Michigan LITC, Legal Aid of Western Michigan Persis Yu, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center


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Which webinars in this series do you wish to attend?
January 16, 2019 11:00am PT
12:00pm MT
1:00pm CT
2:00pm ET
Part I: Survivor Centered Individual Advocacy in Bankruptcy
January 30, 2019 11:00am PT
12:00pm MT
1:00pm CT
2:00pm ET
Part 2: Survivor Centered Individual Advocacy in Student Loans
February 6, 2019 11:00am PT
12:00pm MT
1:00pm CT
2:00pm ET
Part 3: Developing Multilevel Strategies for Change



This webinar is hosted by Center for Survivor Agency and Justice with support from the TA2TA Project through the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.