Expert Voices Series: The Legal Profession and Racial Justice
Join us for three, one-hour conversations exploring how the legal profession has responded to the call for action to combat racial injustice. In partnership with the Alumni of Color Affinity Group, Legal Affinity Group and the Alumni Office.
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The Refocused Commitment of Corporate Law Departments
Wednesday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m. EST Speakers: Erin McConnell ‘99, Pro Bono Coordinator & Senior Litigation Paralegal, American Express and Sarah Dodds-Brown, EVP & Managing Counsel, American Express
Sarah and Erin will discuss the refocused commitment of large corporations, in particular corporate law departments, to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the wake of the protests and reinvigorated national conversation about racial justice. They will explore how companies and their lawyers have responded to this call for racial justice through both enterprise-wide changes and individual actions.
ZOOM LINK: https://sssas.zoom.us/j/99244851644?pwd=L1E0VzdiWitKT3pKNnF3Wm5ZSGV3QT09
Meeting ID: 992 4485 1644
The Dedication of Pro Bono Attorneys
Wednesday, November 18 at 12:00 p.m. ESTSpeakers:
Matt Shiroma ‘01, Partner, Day Pitney LLP and Eve Runyon, President and CEO Pro Bono InstituteEve and Matt will explore how the work of pro bono attorneys provides boots on the ground to dismantle systemic racism throughout various institutions. From representing incarcerated individuals to advocating for tenants in housing court to assisting low income small business owners to establish and grow their businesses, the work of pro bono attorneys provides access to resources and justice for individuals, thereby working to change institutions to make them accessible to those who need them most. Law Firms and the Mission of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance
Wednesday, December 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST Speakers:
Lauren Mizzell ‘11, East Coast Diversity Coordinator, Sidley Austin, LLP and Brenna DeVaney, Director of Pro Bono Programs & Pro Bono Counsel and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Brenna and Lauren will discuss the commitment of law firms to combating systemic racism within their practices and the work law firm lawyers are doing to change the industry in general. They will especially focus on the work of the newly formed Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, whose goal is to address both individual assaults on equal justice and the structures that allow inequality to persist.
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_____Expert Voices Series: Navigating Independent School Admissions
Join us for this one-hour, virtual discussion in partnership with the St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Admissions Office.
How to Navigate the Task of Finding, then Affording, Private School
Thursday, November 12 at 12:00 p.m. ESTSpeakers:
Andrew T. Weller, Dean of Enrollment and Strategic Marketing at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
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_____Saints Thanksgiving Chapel Service
Join the JK through 12th grade students for their annual Thanksgiving Chapel Service streamed live from campus.
Tuesday, November 24th
10:30 a.m. EST
Registration for the Zoom link and additional details coming soon!