Join DAYL for a CLE program titled Domestic Violence Issues Facing Cultural Populations on Thursday, October 19, from noon until 1:00 p.m. at the Belo Mansion.
The program will discuss the impact domestic violence has on different cultural populations, including discussions about family violence in teenage and immigrant communities. Domestic violence often arises in the context of a larger cultural backdrop. This cultural backdrop drastically affects how the legal system and non-profit service providers interact with each of these communities. This CLE will highlight some of the nuanced approaches members of our legal profession use to address cultural differences in an effort to end domestic violence.
The speakers include: Meijken Westenskow, Program Director of the Multicultural Legal Program at Mosaic Family Services; Judge Roberto Cañas, Criminal Court #10, Dallas County;
Marissa Hatchett, Assistant District Attorney of the Family Violence Division at the Dallas DA’s office; and Sarah Worthington, Staff Attorney of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project.