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New York's Anti-Defamation League Features Janai Nelson as Panelist at 21st Annual Edward Brodsky Legal Conference3/18/15
The Lawyers Division of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) New York Region held its 21st annual Edward Brodsky Legal Conference, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Times Center in New York City. Each year, the Edward Brodsky Legal Conference brings together distinguished academics, journalists and policy experts to debate timely legal issues.
In 50th Anniversary Year of Historic Voting Rights Act, LDF Urges Congress to Pass Federal Legislation to Restore Voting Opportunities to Formerly Incarcerated3/18/15
The remarks from black legislators came during a conference call with several African-American leaders, including Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Paulette Walker, national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Lynch is a member of that organization.
From the article:
Janel George, a lead lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, also shared this sentiment, calling suspension a “school pushout” that undermines kids and prevents them from learning, reports Patrick O’Donnell at Cleveland.com.
“Our nation cannot close the achievement gap if we ignore the discipline gap,” George said.
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