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Agenda with Materials

SPB agenda final 7-09.doc

I.  Welcome (Denise Page Hood)

II.  Discussion Items

         A.   Role of State Planning Body (Denise Hood, et al.) [45 minutes] 

                                      SPB mission statement 6-09.doc

         B.   Poverty/fees/issue (Terri Stangl, Jessie Rossman and Michael Steinberg, et al.) [60 minutes]

                                      SPB costs and fees memo RG 6-09.doc

                                      SPB SADO article on financial penalties 11-07.pdf

                                      spb sado article on financial penalties #2 1-08.pdf

III.  Reports, Updates, Information Sharing               

         A.   Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Project (new state and federal legislation) (Lorray Brown) [10-15 minutes]

                                      court letter federal law 6-09.pdf


         B.   Committee on Justice Initiatives Report (Terri Stangl) [5 minutes]

         C.   Parents/Children's rights cases in the Michigan Supreme Court (Ann Routt) [5 minutes]

                                      McBride S CT order 6-09.pdf

                                      mcbride freep editorial 7-09.pdf

         D.   Criminal Defense System Developments (Jim Neuhard or Frank Eaman) [10 minutes]

         E.   Bar Foundation Pro Se study (Linda Rexer) [5 minutes]

IV.   Optional Written Report

         A.   Unemployment advocacy (David Blanchard


         B.    Funding and Advocacy opportunities with the new administration (Lary Wells, Bob Gillett)

         C.    Immigration support and advocacy project (Susan Reed

         D.   Pro Bono-pro pono summit; pro bono survey; pro bono training; etc. (D. Donahue and Bob Gillett

         E.   Prosoner re-entry employment discrimination (Miriam Aukerman, Terri Stangl or Mile Chielens

         F.   Other

V.   Next SPB Meeting---October 21, 2009 (Detroit)

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