Race and Civil Rights in 2013 – A Critical Analysis of 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, June 6, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC
Room 603



The first of a dynamic two-part conference designed to engage the nation’s leading civil rights and racial justice advocates, including lawyers, scholars, and organizers. The program is sponsored by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. and is hosted by American University Washington College of Law

Various issues will be discussed, including:

  • Identifying the key barriers to equality and opportunity for people of color in contemporary American life
  • Exploring the realities presented by current economic challenges and securing pathways to educational and economic opportunity for poor African Americans
  • Identifying strategies to mainstream an understanding of implicit racial bias in civil rights law and policy
  • Promoting a criminal justice paradigm that recognizes the need for violence reduction and increased public safety in communities of color, and challenges mass incarceration, injustice and racism in the criminal justice system

Registration is at: http://reg.naacpldf.org

The agenda can be found at https://reg.naacpldf.org/agenda.pdf


For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu

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