Front Lines of Gender Justice

Feb 2021

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Mark your calendars for the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law’s Spring 2021 Frontlines of Gender Justice speaker series.

This series will be open to the public on Zoom, Mondays, 4:30 - 6:00pm EDT.


January 25th: Lisa Sangoi, Movement for Family Power, and Ericka Brewington:  Drug Testing of Pregnant People and Newborns

Lisa Sangoi 

Lisa Sangoi is a co-founder and co-director of Movement for Family Power, an organization that supports organizing and movement building to fight the policing and punishment of families through the foster system.

Ericka Brewington

Ericka Brewington is an advocate and activist to abolish areas of the child welfare system. She was born and raised in Harlem and is Mother to four beautiful children. She has worked as an administrative assistant for several large legal firms/organizations and she is also trained as a home care aide. 

February 1st: Khiara Bridges, Berkeley Law, Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality

Khiara M. Bridges

Khiara M. Bridges is a professor of law at UC Berkeley School of Law. 

February 8th: Julie Suk, CUNY Grad Center – Equal Rights Amendment

Julie Suk 

Julie C. Suk is a leading scholar of constitutional gender equality in the United States and around the world. Her recent book, We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment, charts the legal, historical, and political significance of the ERA's current resurgence, enabled by generations of women constitution-makers. 

February 15th: Farah Diaz-Tello, If/When/How – Reproductive Justice

Farah Diaz-Tello 

Farah Diaz-Tello, J.D., is Associate Legal & Policy Director for If/When/How, where she helps develop and execute litigation strategy, contributes legal analysis and drafting expertise to assist state and grassroots partners in reaching their policy goals, and provides legal information and training to reproductive rights, health, and justice activists. 

February 22ndClement Lee, Sex Workers Project, Justice for Sex Workers

Clement Lee

Clement Lee is the Associate Director, Immigration Legal Services at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, and as part of SWP’s legal team, he provides legal services to immigrant communities impacted by sex work. 

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