Sizzling September Events at a Glance

National Bar Association

A Legacy of Service.
A Promise of Justice.

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Sizzling September
Events at a
glance

Pamela J. Meanes,
NBA President

For more information about the 2014-2015
bar year visit 
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NBA CO-SPONSORED PANELS DURING CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S 44th ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

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On September 17, National Bar Association members from across the county will join together and visit local area school an discuss the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act which gave the Federal Government the means to enforce the promises of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. This Act prohibited discrimination in public places, allowed the integration of public facilities and schools, and forbade discrimination in employment.

National Partner

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VOLUNTEER TODAY & BE RECOGNIZED

The Region with the largest number of participating Affiliate Chapters will be featured in an NBA publication recognized at NBA Annual Mid – Year Conference and Gertrude Rush

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For more information contact National Chairperson Jawan Finley at jfinly2000@aol.com


NBA CO-SPONSORED PANELS DURING CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION’S 44th ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is one of the leading conference on legislative and policy issues impacting the African-American and Diaspora communities. Join the National Bar Association for these exciting panels.

 

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II – Brain Trust

Thursday, September 25, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Room 209 A
From Separate but Equal to Separate and Unequal – The School Choice Debate: Whether the quality of neighborhood public schools and charter schools are separate but equal or separate and unequal

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Congressman John Conyers – Brain Trust

Friday, September 26, 2014
Dismantling The School to Prison Pipeline: Whether public schools are preparing brown and black children for college or a life in prison, especially minority males and special education programs


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The National Bar Association’s Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Wiley A. Branton Award, named in honor of attorney and civil rights activist Wiley A. Branton. This award is presented “to a person or person(s) demonstrating or have demonstrated leadership on the cutting edge of law for civil, social and economic justice.” Past recipients of the award include: The Little Rock Nine, Jewel LaFontant-Mankarious, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah, and Rev. Dr. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

This year the NBA will host the 25th Annual Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposiums In honor of this milestone, four Issues Symposiums will be held from October 10- November 7, 2014. One recipient of the Wiley A. Branton Award will be recognized at each Symposium.

 

Award Deadline

Application Due: September 5, 2014
Notification to Winners: September 17, 2014
Announcement of Winners: September 22, 2014

visit www.nationalbar.org to submit an application

Direct Any Inquires to NBA Awards Committee Chair the Honorable Yvette Alexander at Yalexander@brgov.org

 

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