COVID-19 and the Lawyer’s Role in Advocating for Racial and Economic Justice

april 2021

wed28apr5:30 pm7:30 pmCOVID-19 and the Lawyer’s Role in Advocating for Racial and Economic Justice Event Organized By: Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law

Event Details

New York State Pro Bono Scholars Virtual Class

Please join Pro Bono Scholars (PBS) from law schools throughout New York for a joint, virtual class on COVID-19 and the lawyer’s role in advocating for racial and economic justice.

Agenda for the Program

Greetings from New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

Q&A about the PBS Program with Mindy Jeng, Executive Director of Pro Bono Services, Office of Court Administration

An address by New York State Senator Zellnor Myrie, who was a Pro Bono Scholar at Cornell Law School

Panel Discussion

Marika Dias, Managing Director, Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center
Camille Mackler, Executive Director of Immigrant ARC
Britney Wilson, Associate Professor of Law, NYLS; Director, Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic
(Moderator) Andrew Scherer, Visiting Associate Professor of Law, NYLS; Policy Director, Impact Center for Public Interest Law

DATE
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 

TIME
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. EDT

RSVP
www.nyls.edu/ImpactRSVP

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