(BLOOMINGTON) – Community Justice and Mediation Center will be hosting a fundraising event, We’ve Come a Long Way…Maybe? Women, Justice and Equity, April 3 rd from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
The event features a panel discussion by local attorney, Amelia Lahn of Lahn Law, LLC, Erika Oliphant, Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, Professors of Law Jody Madeira and Deborah Widiss, IU Maurer School of Law.
The event takes place at the FAR Center for Contemporary Arts. Funds raised by the event will support CJAM’s conflict resolution training and education programs.
Each year, CJAM subsidizes these efforts by $4000 plus in reduced fees and scholarships.
The evening is co-sponsored by the Feminist Law Forum, an IU student organization that fosters diversity, gender equality, and provides mentoring opportunities.
Tickets are available at CJAMcenter.org.
The Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) has been a vital part of the Bloomington and Monroe County community for over 20 years. CJAM is a 501(c)3 and exists to promote a civil and just community through mediation, education, and restorative justice. Annually, CJAM staff and volunteer mediators serve over 400 people, helping them resolve disputes, heal relationships, and move forward in the wake of conflict. They work to ensure that Monroe County is a community that learns from conflict, prevents harm and grows in understanding.