Building Your Arsenal: Tools for Successfully Litigating Workplace Sexual Violence Cases

Thursday, April 17, 2014
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP Room 7KLM
300 N. LaSalle
Chicago, Illinois 60654

Please RSVP to kaltmayer@lafchicago.org with your name and organization by April 4, 2014

Note: 4 hour CLE Credit will be given

About the training: This Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we invite attorneys to learn more about successfully representing clients in sexual harassment cases. Filing a discrimination complaint may only be one component of an effective representation strategy. This interactive session will provide tools to better represent clients struggling with post-traumatic stress and encourage participants to use the law creatively to empower survivors.

Discussion will include an analysis of:

  • The Illinois Gender Violence Act
  • Immigration relief for survivors
  • Survivor Centered Litigation
  • Anti-trafficking laws

Speakers:
Sheerine Alemzadeh, Staff Attorney with Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
Karla Altmayer, Equal Justice Works Fellow with LAF
Allison Creekmur, VISTA Attorney with LAF

For questions or more information, please email kaltmayer@lafchicago.org.

This event is sponsored by, the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, the Legal Assistance Foundation, the National Lawyers Guild, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

These Are Not My Problems: A Social Justice Gallery Art Show

Saturday, May 10, 2014
12:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
Lacuna Artists Lofts, Blank Canvas Gallery
150 S CanalPort
Chicago, Illinois

Event is free and open to the public. 

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About the gallery show: 8th Day Center for Justice proudly presents These Are Not My Problems. The exhibition aims to break down the walls that separate everyday people from the awareness of injustice in their midst. These Are Not My Problems humbly invites you to open yourself up to the vulnerability of looking at the world through the eyes of a shared humanity.

For more questions or more information visit www.8thdaycenter.org.

This event is sponsored by the 8th Day Center for Justice.

Slavery Uncovered: Chicago - A Visual Advocacy Campaign

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Workshop: 3:00p.m.- 6:00p.m.
Art Works Projects
625 N. Kingsbury
Chicago, Illinois

Event is free and open to the public. 

RSVP: Email artworksprojects.org

About the gallery show: Please join CAASE Education Outreach Associate, Caleb Probst for an opening reception for Slavery Uncovered, a new visual advocacy campaign addressing human trafficking and forced labor in the Chicagoland area. There will be a conversation with photographers Nina Berman and Jon Lowenstein.

For more questions or more information visit www.artworksprojects.org

This event is sponsored by Art Works Projects.