The Time is Now: Uniting for Universal Representation

Monday, May 8, 2023 — Wednesday, May 10, 2023
The Darcy Hotel

Join the Vera Institute of Justice and the National Partnership for New Americans for an in-person, national conference for advocates, organizers, legal service providers, and others in the immigrants’ rights field working to achieve universal representation at all levels of government.

Event space is limited, so please register and book now to reserve your spot. Please RSVP no later than March 27, as availability will be first come, first serve. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Details

Monday, May 8th: The conference will begin with an opening lunch starting at 1pm EST on Monday, May 8th at the conference venue in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington D.C (see confirmation email for details). Conference programming will continue for the rest of the day, culminating in an onsite reception beginning at 6:30pm EST.

Tuesday, May 9th: Conference programming, which will include mainstage panels, breakout sessions, and workshops, will continue on this day. Catered breakfast and lunch will be provided, with dinner on your own.

Wednesday, May 10th: We will head over to a separate location a short distance from Capitol Hill to prepare for a Day of Action in support of the Fairness to Freedom Campaign. Attendees will have opportunities to meet with members of Congress to demand support for legislation that establishes a universal right to federally funded legal representation for anyone facing deportation.

To register for the conference, please fill out the registration form below. Unless otherwise noted, hotel costs (two nights, for May 8 and 9) are included as part of conference registration. Conference attendees are responsible for otherwise making and paying for their own travel arrangements. A representative from the conference organizing team will reach out following registration to coordinate hotel room booking at the conference venue as part of our room block.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Montes