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May 6, 2008
BAR PRESENTS FORUM ON RACE AND EDUCATION “A
REHEARING OF BROWN V BOARD OF EDUCATION”
Program will examine landmark 1954
court case and its impact on modern education in New
ALBANY— The State Bar Association,
in conjunction with Albany Law School, Government Law Center, New York
State United Teachers, and the Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar
Association, will present “A Rehearing of Brown v Board of
Education” on May 6, 2008 at the State
Bar Center in Albany at 6 p.m. The program will explore what is widely
considered one of the most significant court rulings in the last one
hundred years, in the context of New
educational system. A distinguished panel of scholars and educators will
speak on the topic of race and education and offer solutions for closing
the achievement gap in New York.
Scheduled presenters will include: Prof. Anthony
Farley, Esq., AlbanyLawSchool ; Fadhilika Atiba-Weza, Superintendent of the Enlarged City
School District of Troy; Jay Worona, Esq., NYS School Boards
Association; Donna Young, Esq., AlbanyLawSchool; and Alan Lubin, Executive Vice President, New York State
The program has been approved for 1.5 CLE credits.
Attendees must reserve a seat with a non-refundable payment of $20, made
payable to the New York State Bar Association. To register, visit www.nysba.org/RaceAndEducationForumor call 800-582-2452.
The 74,000-member New York State Bar Association is
the official statewide organization of lawyers in New
Yorkand the largest
voluntary state bar association in the nation. Founded in 1876, NYSBA
programs and activities have continuously served the public and improved
the justice system for more than 130 years.
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