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Pro Bono Best Practices Part 2: Crafting Bite-Sized Pro Bono Opportunities for Immigration Services

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Date:  Feb 2,  2022 1:00-2:00 pm ET
Time:  1:00 p.m. ET (60 minutes)
Format: Free Webinar

The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for participating.

With the pandemic continuing to affect legal services and pro bono delivery, programs are adopting projects that can accommodate busy and overwhelmed volunteers while still serving the needs of clients. Learn from experienced pro bono providers on crafting projects to offer smaller, bite-sized pro bono opportunities to volunteers that serve clients in need immigration legal services. Presenters will also discuss ways to involve non-attorney volunteers in projects and how to use technology to more easily reach clients. This webinar is co-hosted by the ABA Center for Pro Bono and the ABA Commission on Immigration, and will run from 1pm-2pm Eastern Time.


  • Caroline van der Harten, Director of Immigration Legal Services, SOAR Immigration Legal Services, A Program of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
  • Cate H. Scenna, Esq. (she/her/hers), Maryland Immigrant Legal Assistance Project Director, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
  • Sarah Hanners, Staff Attorney at Catholic Charities Legal Services of Miami

    Closed captions will be available.

Sponsors: ABA Commission on Immigration, Center for Pro Bono 


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