PIAC is committed to educating attorneys and the community about public interest causes and tools to promote the public good through Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) programming. In so doing, PIAC seeks to encourage and promote the legal community outside PIAC to work towards the common good.
UPCOMING MCLE PROGRAMS
Trans Rights and Advocacy
Writ of Mandamus
PAST MCLE PROGRAMS
Fostering Regional Economic Inclusion through Elimination of Bias
Speaker: Omar Passons, Vice President, Community Development and Policy at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
November 2, 2016, 5:30 PM
Mission Brewery, 1441 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Omar Passons’s presentation aimed to help attorneys evaluate their own unintentional biases, identify legal tools to help members of lower income communities secure access to needed capital without regard to race or protected classification, and to foster opportunities for regional economic inclusion.
Environmental Health and Environmental Discrimination
Speaker: Diane Takvorian, Executive Director of the Environmental Health Coalition
July 27, 2016, 8:00 AM
Bread and Salt, 1955 Julian Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113
Diane Takvorian spoke regarding the impacts of urban planning on individuals’ health, the systematic discrimination of communities via environmental harm, and methods to combat and address such environmental discrimination.
Homelessness and Community Involvement
Speaker: Steve Binder, Esq.
January 27, 2016, 8:00 AM
The Living Room Cafe, 5900 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
Steve Binder, Esq. discussed the challenges of homelessness and how attorneys and other citizens can get involved.