About the Justice Forum

Pisgah Legal’s Justice Forum will be held at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in downtown Asheville on Thursday, October 10th. There will be a ticketed, pre-event reception at 5:30pm followed by the free Justice Forum at 7:00pm. There will be an option for live-streaming for those that prefer to join virtually. Ticket sales and registration will be available in mid-August.

Sponsor the Justice Forum

We invite business of all sizes, as well as individuals and families, to support this event through a sponsorship. Sponsoring Pisgah Legal’s signature event is a powerful way to demonstrate your commitment for making our community a more just and equitable place to live. Click here to learn more or contact Lori Nierzwick at 828-818-5474.

Marielena Hincapié is a nationally respected leader and legal strategist in the social justice movement. Currently the Distinguished Immigration Scholar at Cornell University, Marielena is the former executive director of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the NILC Immigrant Justice Fund (IJF). She is a key figure in immigration policy, leading transformative initiatives such as DACA and the #ImmigrantsAreEssential campaign. An immigrant from Colombia, Marielena brings a bilingual and bicultural perspective to her work. She has been recognized with numerous awards and serves on the Board of Trustees for The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Learn more about Marielena Hincapié

  • Listen to her interview with the Ford Foundation
  • Read more on how Pisgah Legal works towards equal access to justice for all in our Annual Report.