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About the Meeting

During the 2023 ABA Annual Meeting, the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice honored the esteemed Native American Rights Fund Executive Director John E. Echohawk, sponsored two CLE Showcase programs and two non-CLE programs, held three days of business meetings and leadership events, and sponsored eight resolutions adopted by the ABA House of Delegates - all culminating in a successful 2023 ABA Annual Meeting.

House of Delegate Action

CRSJ Policies

On August 7-8, the ABA House of Delegates met in-person in Denver to vote on a wide range of policy issues as part of the 2023 ABA Annual Meeting. The Section sponsored eight resolutions, listed below, and all were approved resoundingly by the House as ABA policy.

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John E. Echohawk Awarded the 2023 Thurgood Marshall Award

About the 2023 Celebration

John E. Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund, has dedicated his life's work to fighting for Native justice and equality. The Section awarded Echohawk the 2023 Thurgood Marshall Award to celebrate his long-term contributions the advancement of civil rights in the United States.

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