Racial Justice Litigation Workshop - Environmental Justice as Racial Justice

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 @ 4:20pm to @ 6:10pm
Case Lounge
Apr 11
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 @ 4:20pm to @ 6:10pm
Case Lounge

Tuesday, April 11th
Racial Justice Litigation Workshop
Case Lounge - JG 701
4:20 pm - 6:10 pm

Christine Appah-Gyamfi, Senior Staff Attorney in the Environmental Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, "Environmental Justice as Racial Justice"

Litigation plays a critical role in movements for racial justice. Across a range of cutting edge issues legal advocates work closely with movement leaders to mobilize litigation as one of the tactics deployed to combat structural racism.

This Workshop will give students exposure to litigation on cutting edge issues in racial justice such as: voting rights, police violence, privatization of parole, criminal justice debt, access to clean water, ending mass incarceration, and decriminalization of sex work. 

These events are public talks and offerings that are a part of Professor Franke's Racial Justice Litigation course at Columbia Law School.  They are free and open to the public.

If you require any disability accommodations to facilitate your visit, please let Liz Boylan, Assistant Director for the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, know by e-mail to eboyla@law.columbia.edu, or phone to 212.854.0167.

Contact Info: 
Liz Boylan, Assistant Director, Center for Gender & Sexuality Law; e-mail: eboyla@law.columbia.edu; phone: 212.854.0167.
Event RSVP: 

This event is free and open to the public.  No RSVP is required.