2021 CRSJ Spring Council Meeting

Virtual | April 15-17


We invite you to attend our 2021 Spring Council Meeting. If you want to become active, but are unsure where to start, join us as we discuss the civil rights & social justice issues that this year has presented and how CRSJ plans to address them. 


Section Highlights

Best Practices for Section Engagement
Thursday, April 15, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT
Section Council, committee, liaison and task force members will have the opportunity to share and hear from one another on best practices for Section engagement as well as ask the Section Chair and staff for guidance.

CRSJ Volunteers
Thursday, April 15, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT
Are you ready for a friendly competition for a good cause? The Swill host its second volunteer opportunity and go head-to-head, state vs. state, to answer pro bono questions. We will receive a brief tutorial, hear from our Chair on the importance of pro bono work and jump into break-out rooms to discuss questions and get to know each other as we volunteer. The team that answers the most questions will be announced on Saturday, April 17.  We encourage you to join and share your expertise with those who need it the most! Make sure to register by April 8 to participate! Register Here →

The Civil Rights Lawyer: Perspectives on the Profession
Friday, April 16, 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. The third installment will include lawyers and former lawyers who are working or have worked in the areas of civil rights and social justice. They will share their strategies and lessons learned for balancing health and wellness while advocating for civil rights and social justice. 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 Spring Council Meeting will be held on Friday, April 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 15

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

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Best Practices for Section Engagement

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
CRSJ Volunteers

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT
Virtual Welcome Reception

Friday, April 16

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
Section Council Meeting

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT
The Civil Rights Lawyer: Perspectives on the Profession
Part 3 of 4

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT
Section Council Meeting