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Event Date(s):March 11, 2015Ford Foundation320 East 43rd StreetNew York, NY
Then and Now
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
5:30 pm Registration
6:00 pm Program
7:00 pm Reception and Book Signing
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY
Event Date(s):March 10, 2015The Times Center242 West 41st StreetNew York, NY 10036
The New York Region Lawyers Division of the Anti-Defamation League Cordially Invites You to the
The 21st Annual Edward Brodsky Legal Conference
The 50th Anniversary of Selma: Its Legacy and Enduring Challenges
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Event Date(s):March 6, 2015 (All day) - March 7, 2015 (All day)
On Sunday, March 7, 1965, hundreds of extraordinary people were brutally attacked by Alabama State Troopers as they marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to protest racial discrimination in voting. The events of “Bloody Sunday,” as that Sunday became known, led Congress to enact the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), which is one of the greatest pieces of civil rights legislation ever passed.
Janai Nelson Invited to Speak at 26th Annual Delta Sorority Day (Delta Sigma Theta Sorority) Panel: The Civil Rights Agenda Going ForwardEvent Date(s):March 2, 2015Washington Hilton1919 Connecticut Ave NWWashington, DC 20009
On March 2, LDF Associate-Director Counsel Janai Nelson will speak at a panel discussion hosted by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority entitled "The Civil Rights Agenda, Going Forward. Ms. Nelson will join Cornell Brooks, President of the NAACP; Wade Henderson, President of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Jeff Johnson BET journalist and motivational speaker and Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League.
Sherrilyn Ifill Invited to Panel Discussion on Residential Segregation at the Association for Education Finance and Policy ConferenceEvent Date(s):February 26, 2015Washington Marriott Wardman Park: Thurgood Marshall Ballroom2660 Woodley Road NWWashington, DC 20008
The Problem We All Live With
Residential Segregation and Implications for Education and Urban Policy
Event Date(s):February 26, 2015Center for American Progress Action Fund1333 H St. NW 10th FloorWashington, DC 20005
President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill will speak at the Center for American Progress Thursday, February 26th with Senator Chris Murphy to discuss ESEA and school discipline and students with disabilities. The event will also be moderated by LDF's Education Policy Counsel, Janel George.
Event Date(s):February 25, 2015The U.S. Mission to the United Nations799 United Nations Plaza Corner of 45th Street and 1st AvenueNew York, NY 10017
The U.S. Mission to the United Nations
in commemoration of African American History Month
and the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act invites you to
"50 Years After the Voting Rights Act:
The Ongoing Work for Equality"
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
Opening Remarks by
Event Date(s):February 24, 2015Proskauer11 Time Square Conference Room 2800New York, NY 10036-8299
Proskauer's Black Lawyer Affinity Group is pleased to present:
Now What? The Aftermath of Ferguson and Eric Garner
A Discussion with Janai Nelson and Charles Blow
Monique Dixon Invited as Panelist on John Hopkins Event, "Social Movements and Security Sector Reform in America"Event Date(s):February 23, 2015Rome Building of Johns Hopkin SAIS1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.Washington, DC 20036
On February 23rd at 10:30 am, LDF Senior Policy Counsel Monique Dixon will speak on a panel titled "Social Movements and Security Sector Reform in America," co-hosted by the Global Security and Conflict Management Club, and the Africa Association at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Recent events like those in Ferguson, New York, and Florida have given birth to the #blacklivesmatter movement and brought about a real need for how communities and individuals of color should be policed and protected.
Event Date(s):February 22, 2015Victoria Theater1 Center St.Newark, NJ 07102
The PSEG and the PSEG Employee Resource Groups True Diversity Film Series
Sunday, February 22 at 3pm
New Jersey Performing Arts Center