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JUNE 8-9, 2018
JUDSON UNIVERSITY | ELGIN, IL

GOD BIRTHS THE PASSION.
WE EQUIP THE ACTION.

Do you believe our justice system is broken? Do unfairness and inequality destroy
God’s design for justice? What if God’s plan for addressing injustice was you! Join a justice conversation from leading practitioners to discover your role in restoring justice.

 

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JUNE 8-9, 2018
JUDSON UNIVERSITY | ELGIN, IL

GOD BIRTHS
THE PASSION.
WE EQUIP
THE ACTION.

Do you believe our justice system is broken? Do unfairness and inequality destroy God’s design for justice? What if God’s plan for addressing injustice was you! Join a justice conversation from leading practitioners to discover your role in restoring justice.

 

"'Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.
Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.'"

- ISAIAH 1:17

"'Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.'"

- ISAIAH 1:17

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION DELIVERED
FROM THE MAINSTAGE

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION DELIVERED
FROM THE MAINSTAGE

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Bruce Strom

Founder & Author
Bruce is a lawyer and pastor. He reflects God's heart for justice and has touched the lives of thousands through the founding of Administer Justice, Gospel Justice Initiative and authorship of Gospel Justice.
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Harvey Carey

Pastor
Harvey is the lead pastor at Citadel of Faith in Detroit. He is a dynamic speaker whose passion for ministry, inspiring leadership and vision for urban renewal unites people across the globe.
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Michelle Warren

Author & Speaker
Michelle is the author of The Power of Proximity. She is an immigration, education, and human service policy specialist and is an adjunct faculty member at Denver Seminary.
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Joe Abraham

Entrepreneur & Author
Joe is a professional entrepreneur with multiple successful company launches under his belt. He has authored Entrepreneurial DNA and developed the ground-breaking BOSI methodology.
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Chris Purnell

Executive Director
Chris is the Executive Director of Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic the nation’s largest Christian Legal Aid in multiple locations across Indiana.
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LaVon Koerner

CRO
LaVon is the CRO of Revenue Storm. He is recognized as a leading expert and highly experienced international consultant in diagnosing and transforming sales and marketing organizations.
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Rejean A. Morgan

Attorney
Rejean Morgan is a business and intellectual property attorney in the Chicagoland area. Inspired by Bruce Strom, she also started the legal aid center, the Justice Center.

WORKSHOP LEADERS & PANELISTS

WORKSHOP LEADERS & PANELISTS

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Justine Alfaro

Justice Champion Advocate & Law Student


Justine serves as Gospel Justice Initiative's Justice Champion Advocate. In her role she fuels the passion of potential champions while equipping them with tools to take action. She is a second year law student at Northern Illinois University where she leads the Christian Legal Society chapter.

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Nancy Cogar

Lawyer


Nancy Cogar recently opened her own law practice while leading Chattanooga Gospel Justice Center. She returned to law school and launched her law career after serving as a news anchor.

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David Dillon

Co-Founder


David Dillon is a Co-Founder of Together Chicago and has more than 30 years of experience in the application of advanced technology concepts and solutions for the financial services industry.

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Kimberly Fay

Attorney


Kimberly is a bilingual immigration attorney on staff with Administer Justice, the second largest legal-aid ministry in the United States. In her role she conducts community education workshops and represents immigrants.

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Randy Hultgren

U.S. Congressman


Randy Hultgren serves in the United States Congress representing the 14th District of Illinois. He actively works to stop the demand for commercial sex and has co-sponsored the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation (SAVE) Act and the Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention and Recovery Act.

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Miguel C. Keberlein

Executive Director


Miguel has a background in working with migrant laborers and was recently hired as the new Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services, the oldest charitable legal aid in America.

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Lori Young

Executive Director


Lori serves as Executive Director of Trinity Legal Clinic, a five location legal clinic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Killa Marti

Attorney


Killa Marti is an associate attorney with Solano Law Firm in Atlanta. From Honduras, Killa understands the plight of immigrants and brings her knowledge and compassion to her practice and her leadership of the Clarkston Gospel Justice Center which serves a large refugee population.

Judith Miller

Judith Miller

Director of Legal Services


Judith received her Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Communication from Knox College. She serves as Legal Services Director of Administer Justice, overseeing the staff and hundreds of volunteer attorneys.

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MaryAnn Mings

VP of Operations


MaryAnn is Vice President of Operations for Suncast Corporation, and has helped grow the company to nearly 300 million in revenue with a workforce of 800 many of whom are formerly homeless or incarcerated. She has created a family work culture that embodies justice and compassion while improving performance and profitability.

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Eric Nelson

Executive Director


Eric has served as regional managing attorney for Pine Tree Legal Assistance, and a community organizer in Chicago. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Administer Justice and has led the team since 2013.

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Cliff Nellis

Executive Director


Cliff Nellis serves as Executive Director of Lawndale Christian Legal Center focusing on juvenile justice. Cliff is a former youth pastor with a M. Div. from Trinity and combines his pastor’s heart for at risk youth with his legal skills.

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Marty Page

Director of Operations


Marty has a background in Real Estate and Operations and currently uses her gifts to serve the staff as the Director of Operations at Administer Justice.

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Anne Polenchek

Executive Director


Anne Polencheck is Executive Director of New Name Ministries. She has been with New Name since it began in 2009 and has led the ministry for 8 years. New Name has 15 chapters reaching out to women sexually exploited and trafficked in the Chicagoland area.

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Anne Rand

Compassion & Justice Advocate


Anne Rand serves as Compassion & Justice Advocate at Willow Creek Church. Her role oversees the care center which includes the legal ministry. She is heavily involved in work with the incarcerated, their families and re-entry.

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Earl Seals

Co-Founder & President


Earl is the founder of CBF and co-founder of N2 Publishing, a niche publications company serving over 500 neighborhoods in 48 states. N2’s average growth per year has trended around 75% and has been recognized by Inc. 5000 magazines as the 17th fastest growing media company in the U.S. for the past 3 years.

PRE-CONFERENCE

PRE-CONFERENCE

Get even more out of your Restore 117 experience by coming early to attend the pre-conference!  Join a conversation with a panel of practitioners, dive into God’s heart with Chris Purnell and choose an additional workshop from our explore, growth and community tracks.

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Register today to get the best available pricing!

Early Bird

$99.00

  • Through April 15th

Standard

$129.00

  • Through May 31st

Late

$149.00

  • After May 31st

AGENDA

DAY 1 - FRIDAY, JUNE 8


Pre-Conference Registration  12:30 - 1:00pm

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Opening Session  1:00 - 2:00pm
"God's Heart for Justice"
Speaker: Chris Purnell

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 Q&A Panel  2:00 - 3:00pm

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Break  3:00 - 3:15pm

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Workshops - Session 1  3:15 - 4:30pm

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Dinner Break  4:30 - 6:00pm
(Dinner on your own)

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Conference Registration  6:00 - 6:30pm

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Opening Session  6:30 - 7:30pm
"Rescue & Restore"
Speaker: LaVon Koerner

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Main Session  7:30 - 8:30pm
"Restoring Justice God's Way"
Speaker: Harvey Carey

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After Party  8:30 - 11:00pm
Hosted at Lifezone 360

 

DAY 2 - SATURDAY, JUNE 9


Go & See (Optional)  8:00 - 10:00am
Visit a legal ministry in action and learn the power of a team working together to make gospel justice possible.

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 Main Session  9:00 - 9:45am
"Leading with Justice"
Speaker: Joe Abraham

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Break  9:45 - 10:00am

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Workshops - Session 2  10:00 - 11:00am

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Break  11:00 - 11:10am

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Main Session  11:10 - 12:00pm
"The Power of Proximity - How We Move Beyond Awareness to Action"
Speaker: Michelle Warren

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Lunch  12:00 - 1:45pm
Testimony & Fellowship

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Workshops - Session 3  1:45 - 2:45pm

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Break  2:45 - 3:00pm

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Closing Session  3:00 - 4:00pm
"Open the Gates"
Speaker: Bruce Strom

AGENDA

WORKSHOP TRACKS

WORKSHOP TRACKS

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EXPLORE

This track is designed for those who are exploring ways to connect with their community through the gospel and justice. Sessions are designed to deliver practical resources and introduce simple ways to get started.


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GROWTH

This track is designed for business and other leaders. Led by industry leaders the sessions are designed to help organizations grow for the purpose of furthering Christ Kingdom.

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COMMUNITY

This track explores justice issues at a community/macro level. It is designed to provide a helpful primer to those looking to understand and target specific community groups as part of a ministry.

THE TRACK GUIDELINES ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. YOU MAY ATTEND ANY TRACK YOU FIND INTERESTING.

WORKSHOPS

Session 1
Fri 3:15 - 4:30pm

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Bruce Strom & Joe Abraham

Decoding Your Leadership DNA

Discover how to leverage God's wiring of your leadership style to impact everything from fundraising and people management to volunteer recruitment and program development. Come prepared to take a couple of quick assessments that will aid in the process. This session is recommending for anyone involved in fundraising, leadership development and volunteer engagement.

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Marty Page

Maximizing Use of Justice Center Online

Learn how to better use the system and report data and outcomes to improve your capacity for grants and fundraising as well as communication with volunteers, donors, churches and community. This session is recommended for anyone involved in fundraising, operations and using Justice Center Online.

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Judith Miller

Understanding Common Legal Aid Issues

What are the common legal issues impacting your community? Learn what they are and how to overcome lawyer objections to a lack of expertise in addressing. This session is recommended for anyone building connections with the community while recruiting and working with volunteer attorneys. 1 hour CLE.

Session 2
Sat 10:00 - 11:00am

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Bruce Strom

How To Do Legal Ministry

Join Bruce Strom as he provides an orientation to the effective running of a no-cost legal ministry that rescues and restores neighbors in need. 1 hour CLE.

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Joe Abraham with Earl Seals, MaryAnn Mings & David Dillon

Justice In the Marketplace

What does it mean to be a justice-minded business owner or business leader in the marketplace? A panel of successful business owners and leaders will share their insights on how you and your company can do justice in different - yet highly practical ways.

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Eric Nelson with Congressman Randy Hultgren, Kim Fay, Anne Polenchek, & Miguel Keberlein

How To Impact Human Trafficking In Your Community

Join a panel of front-line leaders fighting trafficking as they provide information and practical tools of engagement. 1 hour CLE.

Session 3
Sat 1:45 - 2:45pm

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Justine Alfaro

#MeToo

Sexual harassment, assault and domestic violence are too common. Attend an easily replicable session from GJI’s free Justice For All resources and learn how to raise awareness and actively support victims. 1 hour CLE.

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Joe Abraham & LaVon Koerner

Developing People To Live & Love Justice

Join business leaders Joe Abraham and LaVon Koerner as they demonstrate the keys to successful growth for any organization - and the role developing leaders who lead justly play in it. This session is ideal for those with P&L or management responsibility in an organization.

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Chris Purnell with Michelle Warren, Cliff Nellis & Anne Rand

How To Impact Mass Incarceration In Your Community

Join a panel of front-line leaders in criminal justice issues as they provide information and practical tools of engagement. 1 hour CLE.

WORKSHOPS

Session 1
Fri 3:15 - 4:30pm

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Bruce Strom & Joe Abraham

Decoding Your Leadership DNA

Discover how to leverage God's wiring of your leadership style to impact everything from fundraising and people management to volunteer recruitment and program development. Come prepared to take a couple of quick assessments that will aid in the process. This session is recommending for anyone involved in fundraising, leadership development and volunteer engagement.

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Marty Page

Maximizing Use of Justice Center Online

Learn how to better use the system and report data and outcomes to improve your capacity for grants and fundraising as well as communication with volunteers, donors, churches and community. This session is recommended for anyone involved in fundraising, operations and using Justice Center Online.

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Judith Miller

Understanding Common Legal Aid Issues

What are the common legal issues impacting your community? Learn what they are and how to overcome lawyer objections to a lack of expertise in addressing. This session is recommended for anyone building connections with the community while recruiting and working with volunteer attorneys. 1 hour CLE.

Session 2
Sat 10:00 - 11:00am

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Bruce Strom

How To Do Legal Ministry

Join Bruce Strom as he provides an orientation to the effective running of a no-cost legal ministry that rescues and restores neighbors in need. 1 hour CLE.

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Joe Abraham with Earl Seals, MaryAnn Mings & David Dillon

Justice In the Marketplace

What does it mean to be a justice-minded business owner or business leader in the marketplace? A panel of successful business owners and leaders will share their insights on how you and your company can do justice in different - yet highly practical ways.

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Eric Nelson with Congressman Randy Hultgren, Kim Fay, Anne Polenchek, & Miguel Keberlein

How To Impact Human Trafficking In Your Community

Join a panel of front-line leaders fighting trafficking as they provide information and practical tools of engagement. 1 hour CLE.

Session 3
Sat 1:45 - 2:45pm

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Justine Alfaro

#MeToo

Sexual harassment, assault and domestic violence are too common. Attend an easily replicable session from GJI’s free Justice For All resources and learn how to raise awareness and actively support victims. 1 hour CLE.

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Joe Abraham & LaVon Koerner

Developing People To Live & Love Justice

Join business leaders Joe Abraham and LaVon Koerner as they demonstrate the keys to successful growth for any organization - and the role developing leaders who lead justly play in it. This session is ideal for those with P&L or management responsibility in an organization.

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Chris Purnell with Michelle Warren, Cliff Nellis & Anne Rand

How To Impact Mass Incarceration In Your Community

Join a panel of front-line leaders in criminal justice issues as they provide information and practical tools of engagement. 1 hour CLE.

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