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Friday, May 10 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Gender-Based Violence Federal Legislative Update

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We will review the current status and important (proposed) changes to the Violence Against Women Act, the Victims of Crime Act (assuming it is taken up before the session), and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act. We will also review the newly passed POWER Act (Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018) and discuss implementation opportunities._x000D_

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Rebecca Henry

Deputy Chief Counsel, ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence
Rebecca Henry is the deputy chief counsel of the Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence at the American Bar Association. Since joining the ABA, Rebecca has been actively involved in efforts to strengthen legal supports for survivors of gender-based violence, including the development... Read More →

Friday May 10, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Marriott Ballroom Salon 4