Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference
The 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions that the law can offer in social injustice situations. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include: issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights.
Francys Johnson will present the keynote address at 2:20 p.m. Mr. Johnson is a recognized as a seasoned civic leader and fights to eliminate the burden of inadequate education, poverty, racism, and homophobia as state president of the Georgia NAACP.
The event is free for members of the UGA community. For attorneys, three continuing legal education credits are available at a total cost of $75. The fee for all other entrants is $10. Lunch will be provided.