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August 2019

Summer Training Institute

August 2, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Atlanta, GA United States + Google Map

CORE 101 is the foundation of the Gideon’s Promise programming new participants begin the program at Summer Institute, a 14-day “boot camp,” which is designed to be taught in three segments: Segment 1 – The ethics and professionalism of public…

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September 2019

A Night to Celebrate

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E 45th St
New York, New York 10017
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This event is hosted in New York, NY by the friends of Gideon’s Promise to honor corporate organizations that have been exemplary in defending the promise of equal justice for all citizens. This motivational afternoon includes appetizers, keynote address; statement…

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January 2020

Winter Training Institute

January 24 - January 26
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After completing the Summer Training Institute, participants join the larger Gideon’s Promise community every six months for follow-up meetings.  These semiannual gatherings offer a selection of training sessions that: Build on the foundational lessons introduced at the Summer Institute Advanced…

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Leadership Summit

January 24 - January 26

Current public defense industry leaders assemble to identify solutions to resolve challenges their lawyers encounter as they apply the values-based strategies and tactics of the Gideon’s Promise program model. Topics below are facilitated by our faculty: Organizational culture and indigent…

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March 2020

Igniting Change

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
595 North Event Center, 595 North Avenue NW
Atlanta, GA 30318 United States
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As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, we are taking everyone’s well-being and comfortability into consideration. The 2020 Igniting Change Black & White Affair is postponed until further notice. We truly thank everyone for their kind support and…

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April 2020

Trainer Development Program

April 15 - April 19
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, 1422 W. Peachtree Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

This program is meant for public defender supervisors, trainers and law school clinicians interested in learning the Gideon’s Promise curriculum and interested in learning strategies to effectively teach and mentor public defenders working in more challenging systems. There are two…

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June 2020

Public Defenders on the Frontlines

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Thursday, June 25 at 6:00 pm EST, Gideon’s Promise is hosting a Zoom virtual event, “Public Defenders on the Frontlines.” This panel discussion will feature four Gideon’s Promise public defenders across the nation who will speak about the new…

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July 2020

Between the Lines of Sports and Criminal Justice

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On July 29th Gideon’s Promise hosted “Between the Lines of Sports and Criminal Justice”. This virtual panel discussion featured 2019 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee, Champ Bailey; Houston Rockets Thabo Sefolosha; ESPN Writer and Contributor, Domonique Foxworth and Starbucks Global…

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Summer Institute 2020

July 31 - August 16

2020 Summer Training Institute Cancelled It is with deep regret that Gideon’s Promise announces that cancellation of our 2020 Summer Training Institute. Please check our website for future updates regarding a virtual public defender conference.

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