Thursday, July 30, 2015

Law For Black Lives Matter

On July 31st and August 1st, 2015 in Harlem, NY, the Black Lives Matter movement is moving aggressively into the legal arena at the Law For Black Lives conference.  Sponsored by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Bertha Foundation, "#Law4BlackLives is a national gathering of lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers who are committed to building a world where #BlackLivesMatter.  More than a meeting or a conference, this gathering is a call to action for legal advocates from diverse parts of the country to join together and spend a day dreaming about how we can support the growing Movement For Black Lives.  This space will prioritize the voices and leadership of people of color, most importantly Black lawyers and legal advocates."

Events on Thursday, July 30 - Friday, July 31 will be held at the Riverside Church in Harlem (490 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10027).

Events on Saturday, August 1 will be held at Columbia University (Lerner Hall - 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027).

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