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
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.