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    2022 Black History Month Panel Discussion

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    On February 16, 2022, a panel of Notre Dame Lawyers discussed the sources of their inspiration, overcoming challenges, advice for law students and young attorneys, and what it means to be a “different kind of lawyer.” Moderator: - Max Gaston ’13 J.D., Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Notre Dame Law School Panelists: G. Marcus Cole, Joseph A. Matson Dean & Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School; Alvin McKenna ’66 J.D., Counsel to the Firm at Porter Wright in Columbus, Ohio; Judge Ann Clair Williams ’75 J.D., Of Counsel at Jones Day in Chicago, Retired Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; and Paris Mayfield ’21 J.D., Associate at Duane Morris LLP in Chicago Location: Notre Dame Law School, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dam

    2022 BLSA Alumni Spring Weekend: Fireside Chat with Jackie Wilson II, \u2707 J.D.

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    On March 25, 2022, the Black Law Students Association hosted a fireside chat featuring Jackie Wilson II, \u2707 J.D. Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for the Brooklyn Nets, who was interviewed by BLSA President Monica Bell and Fitness Connection USA General Counsel Mauri Miller ’13 J.D. This event was part of the larger 2022 BLSA Alumni Spring Weekend celebration. Introductory remarks by Max Gaston, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Notre Dame Law School. Location: The Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dam

    2022 BLSA Spring Alumni Weekend: Banquet Keynote and Chat with Danisha Hall \u2711 J.D.

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    On March 26, 2022, Black Law Students Association alumni, current students, faculty, and friends gathered for a banquet during the 2022 BLSA Spring Alumni Weekend. This video shows the keynote address from Danisha Hall ‘11 J.D., director of US Leadership and Business Communications at McDonald’s, followed by a chat with Hall and BLSA Vice President-Elect Jazmyn Ferguson, a 1L student. Location: Duncan Student Center Ballroom, University of Notre Dam

    Notre Dame Black Law Students Association

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    The Notre Dame Black Law Students Association (BLSA) was established in 1972 with a mission to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and influence the community positively. Speakers in order of appearance: Honorable Roland W. Chamblee Jr., ’07; G. Marcus Cole, Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law; Monica Bell, Former BLSA President and third-year Notre Dame Law student; and Tristan Mullen, first-year Notre Dame Law student. Learn more about the organization at https://law.nd.edu/BLSA

    2022 BLSA Alumni Spring Weekend: Fireside Chat with Jackie Wilson II, \u2707 J.D.

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    On March 25, 2022, the Black Law Students Association hosted a fireside chat featuring Jackie Wilson II, \u2707 J.D. Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for the Brooklyn Nets, who was interviewed by BLSA President Monica Bell and Fitness Connection USA General Counsel Mauri Miller ’13 J.D. This event was part of the larger 2022 BLSA Alumni Spring Weekend celebration. Introductory remarks by Max Gaston, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Notre Dame Law School. Location: The Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dam

    Defunding the Police

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    Join BLSA and the LGBT Legal Forum for a discussion with Andrea Jenkins, Vice PResident of the Minneapolis City Council. Ms. Jenkins will be speaking about defunding the police after the killing of George Floyd and her advocacy as the first openly Black transgender woman elected to public office in the United States.https://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndls_posters/1518/thumbnail.jp

    Voter Registration Drive

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    Voter Registration Drive Are you registering for the first time? Are you a student from another state? Do you know your registration status? Do you have questions about the voting process and polling places? Come to the IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center and find out all you need to know! Date: October 6 2018 Time: 12pm Location: 1040 W Washington St, South Bend, IN, 46601 Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association, Hispanic Law Students Association and American Constitution Society of Notre Dame Law Schoolhttps://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndls_posters/1347/thumbnail.jp

    First Generation Rockstars

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    Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1140 Eck Hall of Law The Black Law Students Association welcomes Ruky Tijani to speak about her path to working in a large law firm, especially as a woman of color, and how to navigate the legal landscape. Rukayatu Ruky TijaniSilicon Valley Attorney & Founder of the First Generation Purpose Project The First Generation Purpose Project, an initiative designed to help First Generation Professionals navigate life and career by utilizing the grit and tenacity on the inside of them. The First Generation Purpose Project provides 1-1 and institution coaching sessions, speaking events, and workshops. Ruky has facilitated events in a myriad institutions, including the Eastern District of California, NYU School of Law, Berkeley Law School, Yale Law School, and the Ninth Circuit of the United States.https://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndls_posters/1477/thumbnail.jp
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