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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Event Date(s):April 9, 2014Howard University School of Law2900 Van Ness Street, N.W.Washington, DC 20008
This lecture honors the memory of James M. Nabrit, Jr, who was considered one of the leading constitutional and civil rights lawyer of his generation. He was Dean of Howard University School of Law, Howard University’s second Black president, and represented the United States as a deputy ambassador to the United Nations. This annual lecture is sponsored by K & L Gates LLP and is always a very special event at Howard Law.
LDF President and Director-Council Sherrilyn Ifill and Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez are this year's guest lecturers.
Event Date(s):March 14, 201440/40 Club6 W 25th StNew Yory, NY 10010
Artists for Justice
featuring DJ Spinna
Bring Spring! Fundraiser
Friday March 14, 2014
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Event Date(s):March 8, 2014The Saint James Hotel1200 Water AvenueSelma, AL 36701
Please join LDF for a critical discussion about the future of our most important voting protections.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Date(s):January 17, 20143935 Macomb Street NWWashington, DC 20016
On Friday, January 17th, Sherrilyn Ifill will honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a dinner and Shabbat Service at the Washington Hebrew Congregation on 3935 Macomb Street NW, Washington DC.
Event Date(s):December 18, 201354 Below254 West 54th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue)New York 10019
** LDF tickets are sold out - Thank you! **
LDF Artists for Justice is pleased to announce a Cabaret fundraiser with Tony award winning actress, Tonya Pinkins. Tonya will be joined by her Time To Kill co-stars and other Broadway stars in performing a medley of songs by award winning singer-songwriter and playwright, Rupert Holmes.
Event Date(s):December 4, 2013Grand Street Settlement80 Pitt StreetNew York, NY 10002
Come voice your concerns about the costly and ineffective policing being done in public housing. Come learn what is being done citywide to address the policing issues within public housing. Get updates on the recent Stop and Frisk ruling and its impact on the NYCHA/NYPD Trespass lawsuit. Come share your thoughts and ideas on additional strategies that can be used to improve safety in public housing.
Event Date(s):November 12, 2013Hilton New York & Towers Hotel1335 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) celebrated its 27th annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner, on November 12, 2013 at the Hilton New York Hotel and Towers, 1335 Avenue of the Americas (between 53rd and 54th Streets) in New York City. The evening began at 6:30 pm with a reception, followed by the dinner and program at 7:30 pm. The program ended at 9:30 pm, and guests were invited to enjoy live jazz music and dessert immediately following the program.
This year LDF presented three awards:
Event Date(s):October 30, 2013
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) celebrates the life and legacy of Julius L. Chambers, Esq. LDF Director-Counsel 1984-1993
Please join the LDF family for a special service in Julius' memory on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at the New York Bar Association 42 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) in New York City, from 3:30 – 5:30 pm.
Event Date(s):October 20, 2013Stuart Country Day School1200 Stuart RoadPrinceton, NJ 08540
A Conversation With
Sherrilyn A. Ifill
LDF's 7th President and Director-Counsel
The Princeton Committee of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) will host its annual Fall Benefit on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., at the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, NJ.
We are pleased to share with you that this year’s program will have two components: a conversation with Sherrilyn A. Ifill, LDF’s President and Director-Counsel and an presentation by Peter Nesbett, an art historian, Jacob Lawrence expert and Senior Specialist at the Pew Center.
Event Date(s):October 9, 2013 - October 11, 2013Airlie Conference Center Warrenton, VA
Please join us for one of the country's premier conferences on Civil Rights issues. Hear from the leading experts on the issues at the forefront of today’s Civil Rights agenda. Receive updates on the cases defining the Civil Rights debate. Learn the up to date strategies and tactics being employed nationally to advance the cause of justice.
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