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Pro Bono Celebration CLE Series - The Intersection of Poverty and the Law

  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Central Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Celebration Task Force, Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Webinar
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

Join our three outstanding speakers, Dr. Donna Beegle, President of Communication Across Barrier, Professor Allyson E.Gold, University of Alabama School of Law and Ellen Degnan, Law Fellow - Economic Justice, Southern Poverty Law Center, as they discuss how poverty effects communication, housing and economic justice.

Our featured speaker is Dr. Donna Beegle.
Dr. Donna Beegle inspires and educates individuals, organizations, politicians and entire communities with proven models to better outcomes for people in poverty. Born into a migrant labor family and married at 15, Dr. Beegle is the only member of her family who has not been incarcerated. By age 25, she earned her GED and then, within 10 years, received her doctorate in Educational Leadership. She is an authentic voice from poverty that speaks, writes and trains across the nation to break the iron cage of poverty for others through services provided by her company, Communication Across Barriers (CAB). For more than 25 years, she has traveled throughout hundreds of cities in 47 states and four countries to assist professionals with proven strategies for breaking poverty barriers.


  • CLE Credit Comments: This program has been approved for three hours of MCLE credit in Alabama.
  • Contact:
    Linda Lund
    Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program