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Friday, June 1 • 11:05am - 12:05pm
Breakout Session: How to Draft Legislation FULL

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After personally experiencing how daunting, confusing, and broken the justice system can be for sexual assault survivors, Amanda Nguyen and her organization, Rise, created a Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which was written and unanimously passed through the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Obama. In this workshop, Amanda will explain how legislation goes from draft to law, through the lens of Rise’s continual to work to pass their Bill at both the state and international levels.

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Amanda Nguyen

Rise, CEO and Founder
Amanda Nguyen is the CEO and founder of Rise, a national nonprofit working to implement a Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights. After Nguyen’s rape kit was on the verge of destruction after only six months of retention, she decided to create a Sexual Assault Bill of Rights, not... Read More →

Friday June 1, 2018 11:05am - 12:05pm EDT
Workshop Room 601