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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Event Date(s):Friday, October 24, 2014 - 8:00am - Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 4:15pm
Airlie Conference Center
6809 Airlie RoadWarrenton, VA
Dear Friend of LDF,
We are excited to share with you a sneak peek into the 2014 Annual Civil Rights Training Institute.
Among this year's distinguished panelists are:
- Philip Tegeler - Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC)
- Nina Perales - MALDEF
- Daryl V. Atkinson - Southern Coalition for Social Justice
- Alan Jenkins - Opportunity Agenda
- Natalie Landreth - Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
- Gloria Ladson-Billings - University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Miriam Gohara - Federal Capital Habeas Project
- George H. Kendall - Squire Sanders
- Paul Bender - Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law
- Susan Carle - American University Washington College of Law
And many more...
Agenda topics include:
- Fear of a Black Planet? Protecting and Expanding Our Democracy in an Emerging Majority-People of Color Nation
- Media, Messaging, and Race: New Research and Tools for Civil Rights Lawyers
- Barred for Life? Litigating Challenges to Criminal Background Checks in Employment
- Race & Place: Addressing Inequity in Neighborhoods and Schools
Friday Oct 24, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday Oct 25, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CONFERENCE AGENDA & REGISTER
** Last day to register is Sunday, October 19, 2014 **
Organizations already registered to join us this year:
- Advancement Project
- AARP Foundation
- Opportunity Agenda
- US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
- US Commission on Civil Rights
- Southern Coalition for Social Justice
- US DOJ Civil Rights Division
- Race and Bail Project
- Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.
- Lambda Legal
- Fried Frank
- Center for Law and Social Justice
- Capital Appeals Project
We look forward to seeing everyone at Airlie!
What attendees are saying about LDF's Annual
Civil Rights Training Institute:
"I've developed some of my best litigation and advocacy ideas from the Legal Defense Fund's Airlie conferences. It's not just the formal presentations that are important - it's the value of being around supportive and creative colleagues who are pushing the envelope of what's possible in our evolving civil rights movement."
Philip Tegeler: Executive Director,
Poverty & Race Research Action Council
"I consider the Airlie conference to be essential to my work. Each time I attend Airlie, I leave with new ideas, new connections, and a renewed spirit."
Fatima Goss Graves: Vice President,
Education & Employment
National Women's Law Center