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Standpoint New Laws Trainings – Fall 2021

Standpoint’s annual New Laws training program is the most visible of their programs. It is a great source of up-to-date legal information to advocates and professionals.  New Laws effectively utilizes a “Train the Trainer” model, where critical information is provided to a core group of people who then disburse it in wider circles.   The first Read more…

Upcoming MNAPABA and Immigrant Law Center Galas

2021 MNAPABA Annual Gala (Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association)September 1, 5:30 p.m.Crave Rooftop, Downtown MinneapolisThis year’s theme is Uniting in the Face of Adversity, featuring keynote speaker Gia Vang, Sunrise Anchor at Kare 11.  Event details and sponsorship information are available on MNABA’s website.  25th Anniversary GalaImmigrant Law CenterOctober 19, 2021 (Virtual)Save the Datehttps://www.ilcm.org/events/25th-anniversary-virtual-gala/

How Do I Analyze Culture in Custody Disputes?

The Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) presents its annual conference The Intersection of Culture with Custody and Parenting Time Decisions in Family Court.   A week or so ago, we shared what the morning sessions of the conference would provide.  The last two learning objectives of the conference are: Explain how consideration of Read more…

Digging Deep Into Culture and Custody

The Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) presents its annual conference The Intersection of Culture with Custody and Parenting Time Decisions in Family Court.   The first two learning objectives of the conference are to define what culture means in the context of working with families and to examine one’s own beliefs Read more…

Our Annual Conference Venue: Why Location Matters

This topic this year, is The Intersection of Culture with Custody and Parenting Time Decisions in Family Court.  The conference planning committee has been working on this for over two years.  There are many parts of the conference which are intentionally different than past conferences you may have attended to create additional learning opportunities. The conference is going Read more…

Temporary Family Law Referee Position in Second Judicial District – Ramsey County

The Second Judicial District invites qualified applicants for a full-time Temporary Judicial Referee position, with duties in the Family Court Division, with the potential to be reassigned to other areas of the court as needed. These positions will initially last approximately twelve months with the possibility of being extended. The appointment will be made by the Ramsey County District Court Chief Judge.  referee-ramsey-county-family-court-division | Job Details tab | Career Read more…

Minnesota Humanities Center Event: “Understanding Our Duluth Lynchings: Racial Violence in America and the Road to Justice and Reconciliation.”

AFCC-MN is making an effort to let our members know about events that reflect and support diversity in our professional community.  On June 14, 2021, the Minnesota Humanities Center is offering a program entitled “Understanding Our Duluth Lynchings: Racial Violence in America and the Road to Justice and Reconciliation.”   This event is open to the Read more…

Upcoming AFCC International Free Webinar: Risk Management and Culture: Why You Really Should Care about DE&I

Risk Management and Culture: Why You Really Should Care about DE&I April Harris-Britt, PhD, Durham, NC, Nolanda Kirby, MS, Elkton, MD  May 5, 20214:00-5:00pm Eastern Time US/CanadaRegistration and more information Cultural competence is not just a good idea, it is necessary for effective and ethical practice. This webinar will emphasize the importance of recognizing culture and diversity Read more…

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