December 08, 2020

Virtual ABA summit aimed at advancing racial equity and social justice principles

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2020 — Amid the aftermath of the  presidential election, the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice Rights of Immigrants Committee in partnership with the German Marshall Fund, will host a policy summit that hopes will result in community-driven social policy recommendations to create positive social, political and legal reform, Dec. 9-10 in a series of free webinars.

What:  
2020 U.S. Elections Aftermath: A Social Justice Policy Summit

When: 
Wednesday-Thursday, Dec. 9-10

Where:
Online

On Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. ET, welcome remarks will be given by Dr. Karen Donfried, president, German Marshall Fund; and introductory remarks to kick off the summit will be given by ABA President Patricia Lee Refo. The remarks will be followed by the webinar, Structural Racism is Killing Us. Now what? To register, click here.

Each webinar has a separate registration.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Thursday, Dec. 10

A complete agenda can be found online

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.

 

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