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Conference on Fostering Human Connection in an Era of Alienation


  • American University College of Law 4300 Nebraska Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20016 United States (map)

The Project for Integrating Spirituality, Law and Politics (PISLAP), a nationwide network of lawyers, law professors, law students, legal workers, and others who are seeking to develop a new spiritually-informed approach to law and social change, will host their national conference on the theme of Fostering Human Connection in an Era of Alienation.

4:00PM Thursday, October 11 to 1:30PM Sunday, October 14, 2018
American University College of Law 
Washington D.C.

Plenary and workshop sessions related torestorative justice will include: a panel examining a variety of non-criminal approaches to address and respond to sexual harm; an experiential session where participants will consider the foundational question of how restorative justice can be expanded to the political system to promote social transformation; one that will explore the expanding restorative justice efforts underway around the country to remediate and heal racial harm; and others.

Speakers will include:  Peter Gabel and Nanette Schorr, the co-founders of PISLAP; Jamie Raskin, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives; and Fania Davis, founder of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth.

Registration fees:  $75 for law students, $175 for nonprofit/academic/government lawyers, and $250 for corporate/private practice lawyers.

Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For those who need financial assistance with conference registration fees, a limited amount of assistance is available and will be decided on a case-by-case basis. To apply for a scholarship, CLICK HERE.

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