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Social Activities.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................i Planning Committee ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ ii CLE Credits ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ ii Welcome Letter..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................iii Convention Center Floor Plan .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 Conference Agenda...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2-8 Keynote Speakers .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................9-10 Speaker Bios...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................11-19 Sponsors .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 20
As we spend the weekend learning and aligning together in our equity and justice work, it’s important that we take time for renewal! We need to sustain ourselves for the long haul! Check out the opportunities for renewal throughout this weekend.
Wellness Station
Stop by the Wellness Station table located in the Justice Joint area where you can get wellness resources and engage in activities geared to help you with your wellness regimen.
Justice Joint
Stroll through the Justice Joint where you can  nd a wealth of information about the latest and greatest equity and justice work in Washington!
Welcome Reception: Friday, 5:30 to 7:00 – Yakima Convention Center
Please join us for hors d’oeuvres, a no-host bar and an opportunity to mingle with your colleagues! We will have a very brief program starting at 6:00 to kick off the conference. Co-sponsored by the Campaign for Equal Justice.
Leadership Academy Reception and Bene t: Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 – Red Lion Hotel
In celebration of the Leadership Academy community, current fellows, alumni, and all friends of the program are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend but attendees will be invited to make a gift in support of JustLead Washington and Leadership Academy Fellows. Heavy appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Sponsored by JustLead Washington. Location will be Johnny’s Lounge in the Red Lion Hotel located at 607 E. Yakima Avenue across from the convention center.
Community Reception: Saturday, 6:00 to 9:00 – Cowiche Canyon and Ice House
Gather with your equity and justice community to connect and decompress at the Cowiche Canyon Kitchen and Ice House located at 202 E. Yakima Avenue. Heavy appetizers and a no-host bar will be provided. Co-sponsored by Qlaw: the LGBT Bar Association of Washington, the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington and Washington Women Lawyers. If you have not registered online, please stop by the conference registration table to check availability.
Suggested Hangout Spots
If you’re looking for some local spots to grab a bite or sing your heart out at karaoke, check out the following places that are close to the convention center:
• 2nd Street Grill – 28 N. Second Street
• 5 North Winery – 5 N. Front Street
• Lotus Room (karaoke bar) – 9 S. First Street • Bill’s Place – 206 S. Third Ave
• The Pub – 5110 Tieton
• Sports Center – 214 E. Yakima Ave
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