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LawWorks Talk: Edgar Cahn ‘Pro bono – reflections of a civil rights veteran’

Thu 9 November, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

18.00 for 18.30 start. Networking reception at 19.45. Edgar Cahn will deliver a special talk during National Pro Bono Week on pro bono and access to justice, and the theme of ‘co-production’ in justice systems and pro bono work. Edgar Cahn is known as the founder of the Timebanking movement; he has had a distinguished career in the USA as a civil rights lawyer, was instrumental in developing the first Federal Legal Aid programme, and has been pioneer in clinical legal education. He continues his work as CEO of TimebanksUSA. Edgar’s life over the last five decades has been devoted to using the law to empower disadvanted communities. His most recent work has been to develop a “co-production model” in modern justice systems – a new framework for social welfare and social justice that turns recipients of service into co-producers of change. Professor Cahn has held positions at the University of Miami School of Law, Florida International University, the London School of Economics, Center for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University and the University of DC’s David A. Clarke School of Law, where he continues to teach law and justice courses. Co-production is an idea increasingly used in the design of public and community services, described by the New Economics Foundation as “an equal and reciprocal relationship between professionals and people using services” or “a relationship where professionals and citizens share power to plan and deliver support together”

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