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LYC 40th Annual Conference

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Date:
Friday, October 14, 2016

 


THE 40th ANNUAL CIVICS AND LAW-RELATED EDUCATION CONFERENCE:
"TEACH FOR JUSTICE: IMPACT OF AMERICA'S DIVERSITY"

Friday, October 14, 2016
Ramada Geneva Lakefront
41 Lakefront Drive, Geneva, NY 14456


Conference Registration Fee:   $75.00
Includes:
   • Breakfast Buffet
   • Luncheon Buffet
   • Conference Materials
   • Three 90-Minute Breakout Sessions (choose from 14 various topics!)


Educators: Earn 3.0 credits in Professional Development by attending this conference!


Keynote Speaker: Suzette M. Meléndez, Esq. / Director of Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic, Syracuse, NY / Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University College of Law


AGENDA (click on the topics for more details on the session and presenter)

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet


8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Session 1 Breakouts (Choose One) 

  1A. Seneca Falls from 1848-1917: Women Winning the Right to Vote
         Presenter:  Walter J. Gable

   1B. Teaching Tough Topics in the Secondary Classroom
          Presenter:  Nancy Maguire

   1C. fREADom: Best and Latest Books to Discuss Diversity
         Presenter:  Alicia Abdul

   1D. Teaching Dual Constitutionalism in America
          Presenter:  Peter Galie / Christopher Bopst, Esq.

   1E. Religious Diversity and First Amendment Freedoms
          Presenter:  David A. Scott, Esq.


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2 Breakouts (Choose One) 

   2A. Race in College Admissions in 2016
          Presenter:  Seth F. Gilbertson, Esq.

   2B. Civic Virtue and Our Constitutional Convention
          Presenter:  Christopher R. Riano, Esq.

   2C. Teaching Constitutional Topics to High School Students / James Madison Legacy Project
          Presenter:  Robert Hummel

   2D. A Window into the Real Lives of New York State's Rural Immigrants
          Presenter:  Lisa Catalfamo-Flores


12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Buffet

   • Welcome: Jonah Triebwasser, Chair, LYC Committee of NYSBA

   • Keynote Speaker:  Suzette M. Meléndez, Esq. / Director of Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic, Syracuse, NY / Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University College of Law


1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Session 3 Breakouts (Choose One) 

   3A. Ex-Cell Education to Combat Recidivism
          Presenter:  Natia Daviti, Esq.

   3B. Miranda v. Arizona: Lessons in Social Justice and the Rights of the Accused
          Presenter:  Mary Miller

   3C. Teaching for Social Justice: Speak Truth to Power
           Presenter:  Dr. Nicole Waid

   3D. Simulating a Mock New York State Constitutional Convention in Your Classroom
          Presenter:  Peter Galie / Christopher Bopst, Esq.

   3E. A Window into the Real Lives of New York State's Rural Immigrants
          Presenter:  Lisa Catalfamo-Flores

3:30 p.m.
Conference Concludes


To register for the conference:
Call our Member Resource Center at (800) 582-2452.
Mail, Email or Fax the Registration Form with your payment.  Click here to download the form.
Online, click the LOGIN TO REGISTER button at the bottom of this page (you must know your NYSBA member ID number and password to register online).

To reserve your overnight accommodations at the Ramada Lakefront Geneva:
Call the hotel directly at (315) 789-0400 or (800) 990-0907 or call the central reservations line at (800) 2RAMADA.
Use Group Code CGNYBS or mention that the room is part of the New York State Bar Association's room block.


Click here to sign up for our mailing list!


Address:
Ramada Geneva Lakefront
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456
Online Registration is now closed. To register, call the Service Center at 800-582-2452. On-site registration is also available on the day of the event.


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