July 20, 2021
Promoting racial justice in consumer advocacy may require organizational realignment and forging closer partnerships with community. Join this session to hear from both advocates and community members about how Legal Aid of Arkansas changed their approach to consumer advocacy to better support a vibrant community of Marshallese in-migrants being targeted by predatory consumer practices.
Eldon Alik, Marshallese Consulate
Melisa Laelan, Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese
Susan Purtle, Legal Aid of Arkansas
Mallory Sanders, Legal Aid of Arkansas
Additional Resource: Race Equity at the Core of Consumer Law Report