SRLN Working Group Webinars

In October 2019, SRLN created a Navigator Strategies Working Group. Typically each month, a webinar is offered to discuss topics concerning the design and creation of navigator programs. Recordings of those webinars are available here.

Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (May 2022)

In our May 2022 webinar, Mary Ferwerda, Suzan Chau, Sylvia Lovely, and Robby Southers described their current experiences and offered tips about seeking planning and operational federal AmeriCorps grants to support their navigator program work.
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (March 2022)

In our March 2022 webinar, Rob Wall, Director of Hamilton County Municipal Help Center,  spoke about new developments in his court navigator program, demonstrating how programs can and have evolved positively, even during Covid.
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (January 2022)

In our January 2022 webinar, our speakers – Marilyn Smith,  Grace Spulak, and Samira Nazem – discussed their emerging innovative initiatives on the critical subject of eviction diversion programming in and around the courts, especially highlightin
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (November 2021)

In our November 2021 webinar, Michele Cotton, Associate Professor, Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies (LEST) at the University of Baltimore, discussed the innovative Court Navigator Project she directs that engages students as navig
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (October 2021)

In our October 2021 webinar, Lisa Zayas, Director, Division of Access to Justice, Office for Justice Initiatives, NYS Unified Court System discussed an exciting new effort underway to create their Virtual Court Navigator Pilot Program.  You can  w
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (September 2021)

In our September 2021 session, we introduced  two new co-chairs, Robby Southers and Stacey Weiler, who have joined Mary McClymont to lead our group.
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (July 2021)

In our July 2021 webinar, Danielle Hirsch spoke about a new funding source and Mary McClymont gave an update on AmeriCorps funding . 
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (May 2021)

Under the recently passed American Rescue Plan, there is a major new infusion of federal funding for AmeriCorps programs. In our May 2021 webinar session, we were joined by experts to take a deep dive into seeking AmeriCorps funding for court navi
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (April 2021)

In our April 2021 webinar, Sacha Steinberger and Kate Crowley Richardson of Legal Link presented a model of using navigators working in the community to help people with civil legal needs. 
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Resource: SRLN Working Group Webinar (March 2021)

In our March 2021 webinar, Sam Scarrow, Media Relations Manager at Voices for Civil Justice, presented on Fundamentals of Advo