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Legislating Equity: A Focus on Education

  • 17 Nov 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Minnesota State Bar Association- President's Room

LEGISLATING EQUITY, THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN LAW AND POLICY – A Focus on Education

Thursday, November 17, 2016

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Minnesota State Bar Association-Presidents Room 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN

This is the second CLE in a series of six. This CLE will address (1) Concerns about the equity gap for students of color; (2) Barriers to success; (3) Myths surrounding current policies/practices and their effect on the equity gap; (4) Evidence based policies that effectively address the equitygap; and (5) How attorneys can focus their efforts to advocate for change.

Panelists:

  • Mary Cecconi, former Policy Director of Parents United for Public Schools
  • Hon. Carlos Mariani Rosa, MN State Representative, District 65B and Executive Director, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP)
  • Adosh Unni, Government Relations Director for Minnesota Department of Education
  • Michelle J. Walker, Executive Director of Generation Next

Facilitator: Olufemi O. Solade, Senior Counsel, Wells Fargo Law Department

Sponsors:

  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL)
  • MSBA Human Rights Committee

Register

Cost: FREE

CLE Credit: application pending for 1 elimination of bias CLE credit

Questions? Contact Tiana O'Konek (612) 278-6321

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Tiana O’Konek at

tokonek@mnbar.org or (612) 278-6321. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the

meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this meeting.


 
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