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Saturday, March 20 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Zealous: The Power & Art of Advocacy Storytelling

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This session will explore the similarities and differences between narrative storytelling inside of court to win cases and advocacy storytelling outside of court to support grassroots movements and campaigns to transform the laws and systems within which defenders work.

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Alejo Rodrigez

Chief of Curriculum & Storytelling, Zealous
Alejo is a poet, teacher, and advocate. His poetry and writing work appears in OUTLAW BIBLE OF AMERICAN POETRY and DOING TIME: 25 YEARS OF PEN PRISON WRITER AWARDS. Alejo is the winner of several PEN awards, and a Teaching Artist for Tribeca Film Institute’s screening series at... Read More →

Adnan Khan

Executive Director, Re:Store Justice
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Scott Hechinger

Founder & Director, Zealous
For nearly a decade, Scott served as a public defender in Brooklyn, representing people charged with crimes who couldn’t afford an attorney, but also long shared his perspective as a public defender outside of court in a variety of media to shift the narrative and drive systemic... Read More →

Saturday March 20, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room 6