Greenberg Traurig Continues Courageous Conversations Webinar Series with 'Taking Action on Criminal Justice Reform'

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NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Social Justice Action Academy will continue its “Courageous Conversation“ webinar series with a program focused on the social issue of criminal justice reform as it relates to wrongful convictions and rehabilitation of the incarcerated. The goal is to educate and empower the audience with ideas for tangible steps they can take through legal pro bono work and more to create a lasting impact.

The webinar, “Taking Action on Criminal Justice Reform,“ will be held Jan. 14, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. ET. The President/CEO of Unincarcerated Minds, Inc. Bobby Harris; Firm Government Law & Policy Shareholder Karen M. Kennard; and Shareholder and Greenberg Traurig Global Pro Bono Program Chair Caroline Heller will spearhead the discussion. Firm Shareholder and Chief Diversity Officer Nikki Lewis Simon will moderate.

“Criminal justice reform is not just a legal issue, it's a human rights issue,“ Simon said. “It is our hope that through this timely conversation about criminal justice reform – where we will share personal stories as well as information about resources, tools, and services – that people will feel equipped and empowered to take action and make a difference.“

The Social Justice Action Academy, a key element of the firm's Social, Racial, Economic Justice Plan, aims to educate on matters of race, justice, and equity; facilitate and encourage conversations about these topics, and drive forward meaningful ...

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