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Friday, May 10 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Resilient + Ready: Collaboration Strategies to Strengthen Disaster Response

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This workshop will explore how hard hit disaster regions, especially rural and underserved areas, can benefit from innovative partnerships that mobilize pro bono volunteers and access resources that often go untapped. Learn how recovery efforts in North Carolina and Puerto Rico have joined forces with other programs within and outside of their jurisdictions to build collaborative response networks. We will also spotlight new and forthcoming resources available through DisasterLegalAid to help communities recover, rebuild and become resilient over the long term.

Moderators
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Norah Rogers

Pro Bono Coordinator, Nelson Mullins
Norah Rogers is a pro bono administrator for all of the Firm's offices._x000D_ Areas of Law_x000D_ • Examples of working knowledge: _x000D_ o State, probate and family court law_x000D_ o Guardianship/Conservatorship_x000D_ o Guardian ad Litem law_x000D_ o Public Benefits_x000D_... Read More →

Speakers
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Katherine Asaro

Staff Attorney, North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center
Katherine Asaro serves as the Pro Bono Resource Center’s Staff Attorney. Currently, Katherine is in charge of Disaster Relief and Preparedness. In this role, Katherine coordinates pro bono activities in response to Hurricane Florence including organizing the volunteer legal presence... Read More →
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Ariadna Godreau Aubert

Executive Director, Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico
Ariadna Godreau Aubert is a human rights lawyer. She obtained JD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law and a Masters in Law degree in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford, UK. Ariadna is has worked in several access to justice initiatives, which include... Read More →
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Liz Keith

Program Director, Pro Bono Net
Liz has played a key role in Pro Bono Net’s program strategy for more than a decade. She joined Pro Bono Net as a LawHelp Circuit Rider, working with legal aid programs in 25 states to build online resources to increase access to legal help for low income communities. As Program... Read More →


Friday May 10, 2019 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Marriott Ballroom Salon 4