Legal Services in Cross-Cultural Contexts and Cultural Humility

Presented by FCBA and Central California Legal Services

Event Details


Friday, February 23, 2024

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Pardini’s Catering & Banquets

2257 W Shaw Ave.

Fresno, CA 93711

COST: $35 includes MCLE


Email Angelica Nunez at or call FCBA office at

(559) 264-2619.


Chipotle Chicken Wrap

Turkey & Swiss on Focaccia


Cynthia Alkon, Professor and Director, Criminal Law

Justice, and Policy Program, Texas A&M School of Law

Recently returned from training law professors in

Armenia, Prof. Alkon lived and worked in Belarus,

Albania, and Poland, supervising projects in over

twenty countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucacus, and

Central Asia. She will share knowledge of cross-cultural

legal services gained during her many years of rule of

law work internationally.

Matthew Jendian, Ph.D., Professor and Director, The

Humanics Program in Philanthropic and Communitybased

Leadership, CSU Fresno

Dr. Jendian, recipient of Fresno State’s President’s

Award of Excellence, is the founding director of The

Humanics Program and teaches courses on race and

ethnicity, social class and inequality. He is the Author

of two books: “Becoming American, Remaining Ethnic”

and “#Think: Critical Thinking About Social Problems.”

Dr. Jendian will discuss the topic of cultural humility.


Please Contact:

Shawn Joost, Director of Pro Bono and Strategic Partnerships, CCLS

(559) 570-1274 |


Sara Allen, Legal Secretary, Pro Bono Program, CCLS

(559) 802-1132 |

Earn 2.0 hours of MCLE Credit, in elimination of bias, including one hour in implicit bias and bias-reducing strategies.

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