LSC Access to Justice Forum: Delivering Legal Services to Indigenous Communities during COVID-19

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ), Rep. Deb Haaland (NM-1) and leaders from the business and legal communities joined LSC on Wednesday, August 5, for a virtual forum on ways of expanding access to justice for low-income Americans amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The first panel, “Delivering Legal Services to Indigenous Communities during COVID-19,” featured Dr. Melissa N. Begay, Physician and Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico Department of Pulmonary, Sleep, & Critical Care; Stephanie Hudson, Executive Director, Oklahoma Indian Legal Services; Rudy Sanchez, Executive Director, DNA People’s Legal Services; and Anthony Young, Executive Director, Southern Arizona Legal Aid. Nikole Nelson, Alaska Legal Services Corporation’s Executive Director, moderated the discussion