Hope to see you at the MA Access to Justice Commission meeting and the Talk to the Hill this week! Please also see information on an upcoming lecture and a training for public library staff.

Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Meeting, January 28, 2021

Please join us for our upcoming Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission meeting on January 28 from 3-5 pm.  We will discuss ​recent technological innovations and ​their impact on access to justice, ​and hear other ​updates.  Please rsvp here by January 27 at noon. A zoom link will be sent in advance of the meeting.

Lobby for Civil Legal Aid – ​”​Talk to the Hill,​” January 27, 2021

It’s not too late to register for the Talk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid held virtually on Wednesday, January 27 at 11:00 am and renamed the Talk to the Hill.  You can find more information and register here.

Donahue Lecture featuring Justice Elspeth Cypher, January 28, at 5pm

The Suffolk University Law Review invites you to the 123rd Donahue Lecture featuring Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Elspeth Cypher, taking place on January 28th, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Justice Cypher will be speaking on the following topic: “Problem Solving During the Pandemic: How Massachusetts Has Provided Access to the Courts and to Justice During the Covid-19 Pandemic.” Zoom link:

Public Library Colleagues – Enroll in in Facilitator Training: Civil Legal Justice Through Public Libraries  

In March 2021, WebJunction will host a free, three-week learning group facilitator training. In this live-online course, participants will receive training on how to guide peer learning groups through the Creating Pathways to Civil Legal Justice (CPCLJ) series of self-paced courses.  This training is part of WebJunction’s Improving Access to Civil Legal Justice through Public Libraries training initiative in partnership with the Legal Services Corporation

Take care and be well.