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2019 Statewide GA/GR Summit - 5 HOUR MCLE ACTIVITY
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 09:30am - 04:30pm
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2019 Statewide GA/GR Summit

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

9:30 am - 4:30

Greenlining Institute,

360 14th St., Oakland, CA 94612

5 Hours of MCLE Approved Activity






Registration + Breakfast


Welcome, Introductions, Expectations



Panel and Large Group Discussion


GA at the State Level: Where We Are Now and Possibilities for the Future



Small Group Discussions of Local County Programs



Lunch and Networking


Large Group Debrief of Lunchtime Discussions


Panel and Large Group Discussion

Recent Litigation and Other Local Advocacy Strategies: Highlights from the Field


Small Group Discussions by Issue Areas:

• GA to SSI Advocacy

• Homelessness Issues (e.g., denial of housing portion to homeless recipients)

• Sanctions and Due Process

• Application Barriers

• Grant Amounts and Allocations (including in-kind payments and vendor-pay)

• Employability Determination and Work Requirements


Large Group Debrief of Small-Group Discussions + Identification of Priorities and Action Items


Wrap-Up and Next Steps


Offsite Happy Hour (optional)

The Summit is co-sponsored by Public Interest Law Project, California Coalition of Welfare Rights Organizations, Western Center on Law and Poverty, Legal Services of Northern California, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Bay Area Legal Aid, Inland Counties Legal Services, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, and California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc..

This activity is approved for 5 hours of MCLE credit by California Coalition of Welfare Rights Organizations, an MCLE provider approved by the State Bar of California.




Melissa A. Morris, Staff Attorney (she/her/hers)

The Public Interest Law Project

449 15th Street, Suite 301

Oakland, CA  94612

510-891-9794, ext. 111 (MTTh)

408-692-4320 (WF)

Fax: 510-891-9727

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Kevin Aslanian,  Executive Director
Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations
1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95825-8551
Tel. 916-712-0071
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