Hello NBLSA Family!
I am writing to remind you of our exciting programming for the 2017 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference this week in Washington, D.C.
Starting tomorrow, NBLSA leadership will be in Washington, D.C. hosting panel discussions, community service missions, networking events and social outings. We will be engaging with politicians, attorneys, activists, business professionals and judges.
Please see a schedule of NBLSA's events below. Please RSVP here and share our schedule with other members of your chapters. Please make sure to read the information within the Eventbrite description as it has very important information about how to register for each event.
I encourage all of our members to join us. Please do not hesitate to email me any questions that you may have. I am looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!
National Attorney General
NBLSA Events at the 2017 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's
Annual Legislative Conference
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Panel Discussion : Legalization of Marijuana
Panelists : Rep. Shevrin Jones (D-FL), Rep. Al Jacquec (D-FL), Bryan Alston, Bonita Money, Roz McCarthy, Douglas Gordon, Sterling Crockett, Scheril Murray Powell, Esq.
Location : George Washington University School of Law (2000 H St NW, Washington, D.C. 20052) (Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, L-101)
Time : 3:00pm
Friday, September 22, 2017
Community Service Event
Location: So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), Inc., (71 O St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001)
Time: 9:30am - 1pm (Light breakfast provided for volunteers.)
Panel Discussion : Power Mapping – Building Influence through Strategic Community Organizing, Political Action & Increasing Diversity in Policy
Panelists : Ifeoma Ike, Don Bell, William Reese, Chris King, MPA Howard MBA Candidate, Quentin James*, Tristan Wilkerson
Location : Howard University School of Law (2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, D.C. 20008) (Moot Court Room, Houston Hall, 2nd Floor)
Time : 3:00pm
Social Event: NBLSA Reverse Happy Hour
Location : Opera Ultra Longe (1400 I St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005)
Time : 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Panel Discussion: Criminal Justice Reform – A Critical Analysis of Systemic Causes of Police Brutality
Panelists: Brother Rizza Islam, Salim Adofo (National Black United Front) Alec Karakatsanis Esq. (Civil Rights Corp.)
Location : University of the District of Columbia (4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20008) (Moot Court Room, 518)
Time : 1:00pm
Social Event: R&R at Rosebar
Location : Rosebar (1215 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20036)
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Special Event : Black Excellence Brunch – Joining NBLSA, NBA YLD, CBA and SBLSC for a Charity Brunch Benefitting Victims of Gun Violence
Location : Ben's Upstairs (1001 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002)
Time : 11:30am - 4pm
*Awaiting confirmation for some speakers.