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Event Date(s):June 21, 2011The National Archives700 Pennsylvania AvenueWashington, DC
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is celebrating its 70th anniversary, and what a wonderful year this has turned out to be. Our celebration started with four very special events: the Princeton Committee Fall Reception last October in NJ, our annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner last November in New York City, a Reception and Program this past March in Los Angeles, CA and Reception and Panel Discussion last month here in New York City. We are now excited to reconnect again with our alumni, friends and donors in Washington, DC.
Coalition of Community and Advocacy Organizations Hosts Press Conference at School Discipline Code HearingEvent Date(s):June 21, 2011 - June 24, 2011
This week Rachel Kleinman, Leticia Smith-Evans, and Matthew Cregor, attorneys from the Education Practice Group, will be testifying before government officials on some of the most critical issues in elementary, secondary and higher education. Following is a list of their hearings and briefing:
Protecting Minority Voting Rights across the State of South Carolina during the 2011 Redistricting CycleEvent Date(s):June 11, 2011 (All day)Kennan High School Theatre Columbia, SC
LDF, along with the NAACP State Conference of South Carolina and the National NAACP, will lead an important training on June 11, 2011 in Columbia, South Carolina to help prepare community leaders and advocates for the upcoming 2011 redistricting cycle. The training will focus on the central role of the Voting Rights Act during redistricting, provide capacity-building support for existing redistricting-related efforts and outline advocacy strategies to help empower African-American communities to play a central role in the redrawing of district boundaries in their communities.
Event Date(s):June 2, 2011 (All day) - June 5, 2011 (All day)PGA Village Port St. Lucie, FL
Event Date(s):April 28, 2011The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture515 Lenox Avenue at 135th Street The New York Public LibraryNew York, NY 10030
LDF's 70th Anniversary Reception and Discussion, Thursday, April 28, 2011 in New York City.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) celebrates its 70th anniversary with an event designed to inform and inspire.
It is our pleasure to invite you to join us on Thursday, April 28, 2011 for a 70th anniversary reception and discussion: Education: The Civil Rights Issue of the 21st Century at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Lenox Avenue at 135th Street in New York City.
Event Date(s):March 28, 2011The Geffen Playhouse10886 Le Conte AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90024
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is celebrating its 70th anniversary and what a wonderful year this has turned out to be.
It was our pleasure to host a 10th anniversary reception on Monday, March 28, 2011, which was followed by a viewing of the wonderful 70th Anniversary video that was produced by award-winning documentary film maker, Thomas Allen Harris, and a stimulating conversation with John Payton, LDF's President and Director-Counsel, and Theodore (Ted) M. Shaw, LDF's immediate past President and Director-Counsel.
Event Date(s):March 5, 2011WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway Hank Sanders Technology Center, Room 105Selma, AL
In commemoration of the 46th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, please join us in Selma on Saturday, March 5th from 9:30-11:00 for an important panel, "Drawing Democracy Fairly: Minority Voting Rights On the Eve of Redistricting."
Event Date(s):January 25, 2011The New York Foundation10 East 34 Street (near 5th Avenue in Manhattan)New York
The New York Voting Rights Consortium, New York Foundation, and New York Community Trust present a Citywide Briefing: A Nonpartisan Introduction to New York Redistricting
*Overview of the Redistricting Process
*Demographic Overview of the NY Metro Area and Current Districts
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Desegregation of the Public Schools in New Orleans and the Deep SouthEvent Date(s):November 14, 2010McDonogh #19 Elementary School5909 St. Claude Avenue in the Lower Ninth WardNew Orleans, LA
Via the New Orleans Agenda:
Event Date(s):November 4, 2010Hilton New York & Towers Hotel1335 Avenue of the AmericasNew York City, NY 10019-6078
On Thursday, November 4, 2010, LDF hosted its 24th annual National Equal Justice Award Dinner. At the gala, LDF honored two extraordinary business leaders, William M. Lewis, Jr., Co-Chairman of Investment Banking at Lazard and LDF Board Co-Chair Emeritus, and William C. Weldon, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson. On this special occasion, Mr. Lewis and Mr. Weldon each received LDF’s National Equal Justice Award.