CCDC and the Colorado State Court Administrator's Office to provide Joint Advocacy Training.

06/27/2014 - 9:30am - 07/21/2014 - 9:30am

THE ENROLLMENT FOR THIS TRAINING IS FULL! PLEASE WATCH THE CCDC WEBSITE FOR FUTURE COURT ADVOCACY TRAININGS!

CCDC Training Opportunity -- American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advocacy for Disability Related Accommodations in the Courts

CCDC, in conjunction with The State of Colorado Court Administrators Office will be providing an incredible training opportunity. This is an opportunity for disability rights advocates in Colorado to get a glimpse of what happens in the county and district courts and how we can work with courtroom staff and ADA Coordinators to advocate within the system as non-attorney advocates.   The role of a court based non-attorney advocate would be to work with the judicial branch ADA coordinators to assist people with obtaining disability related accommodations when necessary for equal access to justice.  CCDC is setting up a small pilot program whereby a few advocates will be selected to engage court-based non-attorney advocacy.  Advocates that want to be considered for participation in this program must attend this training.   CCDC is also opening this up for advocates from other disability organizations that either currently assist people in court OR who want consider doing this type of advocacy.  

This will be a ½ day training instructed by court staff and a good opportunity to learn more about the justice system and how individuals with disabilities will be afforded disability accommodations

The class will be held

Friday June 27, 2014

 9:30AM – Noon

State Court Administrator's Office

1300 Broadway, Suite 1200

Denver, CO 80203

Registration deadline is June 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. and will be held to the first 20 applicants.

 To register, send name, email address and phone number to

 shutter@ccdconline.org  no later than Sunday June 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Event Date: 
06/27/2014 - 9:30am - 07/21/2014 - 9:30am
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