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    • July 29, 2021
    • 10:30 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • September 24, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (UTC-07:00)

    Going There: Black & Asian: Tough Conversations & True Allyship 

    Please join us on Thursday, July 29 from 10:30 – noon PT for a special event, Going There: Black & Asian: Tough Conversations & True Allyship. This is the first of a series of discussions and workshops addressing the prejudices in the Black and Asian communities. 


    • Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner (Skinner Leadership Institute
    • Hyepin Im (FACE)
    • Bishop Kenneth Ulmer, Ph.D (Faithful Central Bible Church)
    • Rev. Dr. Mark Whitlock, Jr. (Reid Temple AME Church)
    • Rev. Dr. Walter Kim (National Association of Evangelicals)

    We will stream live through YouTube ( and Facebook ( 

    The event is co-hosted by Faith And Community Empowerment (FACE), and Cal-APABA will share your registration information and email with FACE.  Thank you also to our community co-sponsors:

    Council of Korean Americans (CKA)

    Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA)

    Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association (ACCTLA)

    Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA)

    Multicultural Bar Alliance of Southern California (MCBA)

    Women Lawyers of Alameda County (WLAC)

    International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL)

    Korean Community Lawyers Association (KCLA)

    Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego (FALSD)

    Korean American Lawyers of Greater New York (KALAGNY)

    South Asian Bar Association of San Diego (SABA-SD)

    Korean American Bar Association of Minnesota (KABA-MN)

    South Asian Bar Association of Southern California (SABA-SC)

    Japanese American Bar Association (JABA)

    Filipino American Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)

    Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (ABAS)

    Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA)

    Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Association (APAWLA)

    Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA)

    Thai American Bar Association (TABA)

    Korean American Bar Association of San Diego (KABA-SD)

    Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA-SoCal)

    Korean American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. (KABA-DC)

    Korean American Bar Association of Chicago (KABA Chicago)

    Korean American Bar Association of Georgia (KABA-GA)

    Philippine American Bar Association (PABA)

    • September 24, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • September 26, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • 6 sessions
    • Downtown, San Diego
    Cal-APABA Conference
    Elevating APA Women in the Law 
    Downtown San Diego
    Sept. 24-26, 2021

    Conference Hotel: Andaz San Diego, 600 F St, San Diego, CA 92101.  Discounted rooms are available at the conference rate ($189++), first come-first served.  (Early registration and hotel booking strongly advised.)  The booking link will be emailed to you upon registration.  

    Early Bird Rates End August 31, 2021

    1. Law Firm or In House: $195.

    2. Government, Judiciary, Academia, Non-Profit: $145.

    3. Students, In transition, or Retirees: $95.

    (Prices Rise on September 1, 2021.)

    Conference Schedule:*

    Friday, Sept. 24
    -              5:00 pm -7:00 pm: Reception 
    -              7-9: Casual Dinner (No-Host), Downtown San Diego
    -              9:00+: [Self-organized] Convoy District

    Saturday, Sept. 25:

    Venue: Procopio, 525 B St., Suite 2200, San Diego, CA 92101

    Sunday, Sept. 26:

    -              Casual brunch or tour of San Diego

    Friday (9/24) Event Location
    5:00 - 8:00 Opening Reception TBA
    7:00-9:00 Dinners Downtown SD
    9:00-11:00 Self-organized
    Saturday (9/25)
    9:00 - 10:00 am Track 1 (Panel): Structuring the Legal Workplace to Better Support APA Women Procopio
    9:00 - 10:00 am Track 2: (Workshop): Addressing Wellness / Strategies and Techniques Procopio
    10:00 - 10:30 am Networking Break Procopio
    10:30 - 11:30 am (Panel) How to Be a Better Ally to APA Women Lawyers Procopio
    11:45 - 1:00 Lunch Plenary Procopio
    1:00 - 1:30 pm Networking Break Procopio
    1:30 - 2:30 pm Track 1 (Panel): Overcoming Barriers to Advancement as an APA Woman Attorney Procopio
    1:30 - 2:30 pm Track 2: (Workshop): Executive Presence Procopio
    2:30 - 3:00 pm Networking Break Procopio
    3:00 - 4:00 pm Break-out Circles: Anti-Asian Hate Procopio
    4:00 - 4:30 pm Networking Break Procopio
    4:30 - 6:00 pm Reception: Celebrating APA Women Judges Andaz
    6:00 - 8:30 pm Gala Dinner Andaz
    9:00 + Self-organized
    Sunday (9/26)
    Brunch or tour of SD TBA

    * All times, venues, and events subject to change

    1. Vaccination required. If you require an accommodation, proof of negative COVID-19 test administered within 48 hours of arrival may be substituted. Contact for questions or concerns:

    2. You may cancel your registration without charge until August 23, 2021.

    3. By registering for the conference, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 while participating in the California Asian Pacific American Bar Association (Cal-APABA) Conference which commences on September 24, 2021 in San Diego ("the Event"), and that such exposure or infection could result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Event may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, Cal-APABA and their respective employees, contractors, volunteers, directors, officers and program participants (the "Released Parties"). You acknowledge that attendees of the Event are required to have a COVID-19 vaccination in advance of the Event, but that some may not arrive vaccinated and you may be exposed to participants who have not been vaccinated. You voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to you (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense of any kind that you may experience or incur in connection with my attendance at the Event ("Claims").

    You agree that if you have a fever, cough, feel short of breath or you are experiencing any other symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have knowingly been exposed to COVID-19, you will not attend the Event within at least two weeks after exposure or symptoms have subsided. In addition, if you discover after the event that you have tested positive for COVID-19, you will notify Cal-APABA immediately. Before or upon arrival, you will be required to execute a full release discharging the Released Parties.

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