2020 CRSJ Fall Council Meeting

A Virtual Event | October 21 - October 24


We invite you to attend our 2020 Fall Council Meeting. If you want to become active, but are unsure where to start, join us next week as we discuss the civil rights & social justice issues that 2020 has presented us with and how CRSJ plans to address them. 


Section Highlights

Screening of the HBO Documentary, The Undocumented Lawyer
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7:00 p.m. EDT
In partnership with Optimist Films and the ABA Commission on Immigration, CRSJ is offering a week-long screening of the unreleased HBO documentary, from Oct. 18-24. The Section will kick off its Fall Meeting by hosting a live Q&A with Lizbeth herself, as well as the filmmakers and other immigration experts. Event Details & Registration →

Committee Leader Networking
Friday, Oct. 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT
During one-hour roundtable discussion, leaders from the Section's 21 substantive committees have the opportunity to discuss projects, collaboration, and goals for the new bar year. Leaders also will share and learn from one another on best practices for committee engagement. Come with ideas and questions!

The Civil Rights Lawyer: Perspectives on the Profession
Friday, Oct. 23, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT
Held in conjunction with CRSJ's quarterly Council meetings, this four-part professional series will provide insights and perspectives about pursuing a career in the realm of civil rights law. Panelists will discuss their career trajectories and lessons learned in their work to advance civil rights. Register Here →

Business Meetings
(Join links provided below)
Our Section's Council Meeting provides additional opportunities to learn about our committee work and Section projects as well as expand your network and exchange ideas with fellow legal professionals. The Section's Fall Council Meeting will be held on Friday, Oct. 23, from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT, and Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m. EDT. 

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 21

4:00 p.m.  –  5:00 p.m. ET
Section Council Committee Meeting
 - Development and Fundraising

7:00 p.m. –  8:00 p.m. ET
Screening HBO Documentary: The Undocumented Lawyer

Thursday, October 22

11:00 a.m. –  1:00 p.m. ET
Executive Committee Meeting

3:30 p.m. –  4:30 p.m. ET
Section Council Committee Meeting
- Membership, Diversity and Inclusion

5:00 p.m. –  6:00 p.m. ET
Virtual Welcome Reception

Friday, October 23

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Substantive Committee Meeting
Conversation on Best Practices for Committee Engagement
Section substantive committee members will have the opportunity to share and hear from one another on best practices for committee engagement as well as ask Section staff and the Section Chair for guidance on any committee-related matters. 

12:30 p.m.  – 1:30 p.m. ET
The Civil Rights Lawyer: Perspectives on the Profession
Part 1 of 4

1:30 p.m.  – 4:30 p.m. ET
Section Council Meeting

Saturday, October 24

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET
Section Council Meeting