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Youth Event : Civil Rights Milestones Celebration

  • National Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard Atlanta, Georgia United States (map)

Presented by: The State Bar of Georgia and the Center for Civil and Human Rights

Cost: FREE

The State Bar of Georgia in conjunction with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc, will host a Celebration of Civil Rights Milestones CLE program and panel discussion featuring activists in the Selma campaign. The panel will be followed by a reception honoring those members who dedicated their time and energy to these important historic events.

Attend one or all sessions:

3:00 PM - CLE Program: Charles S. Johnson III - The Voting Rights Act of 1965; and Leland Ware - The Civil Rights Act of 1964 

5:00 PM - Reception to recognize participation of Georgia Lawyers in the Civil Rights Movement

6:00 PM - The Road to Adoption of the Voting Rights Act Panel, moderated by Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis, Executive Director of Freedom University, and includes these activities in the Selma Campaign:

  • Joanne Bland
  • Sheyann Webb-Christburg
  • Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr.
  • Charles Mauldin
  • Dr. Frederick Douglas Reese

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