Join CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren for a program that combines a reflection of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s with a panel discussion on the Civil Rights issues faced by people today.
The first half of the program will be a screening of the documentary, Justice is a Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley, with commentary by filmmaker Dr. Gary Ford, Judge George Bundy Smith and William Kuntz.
After a brief break, the CLE program will begin with a panel presentation addressing contemporary issues including stop and frisk, voting rights and language access relating to justice in the courts.
What: From the Civil Rights Movement to Stop & Frisk: Film Screening and CLE Panel Discussion
When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Hilton New York Midtown Hotel (6th Ave btwn 53rd & 54th st)
Kristen Clarke, Civil Rights Chief of the New York State Attorney General’s Office
Jerry Vattamala, Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund
Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
Moderated by Diana Sen, Chair of the NYSBA’s Standing Committee on Civil Rights