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Tuesday, June 5 • 12:00pm - 1:45pm
NASAMS Luncheon - Social Justice Lessons Learned from Thurgood Marshall: Lessons from the Past and Implications for the Present and Future

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America faces a pivotal crisis to vehemently defend the U.S. Constitution and protect the civil rights of its citizens. We are living in an era when civil rights of our most vulnerable are blatantly violated. Injustice, discrimination, disparities, and inequities are rampant. Legal activism and the constitutional power to demand social justice can be neither inoperative nor silent. By revisiting the social justice strategies and legal victories of civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall (e.g., Miranda v. Arizona, 1966; United States v. Price, 1966; Boynton v. Virginia, 1960; Shelley v. Kraemer, 1948; Sweatt v. Painter, 1950), the luncheon speech will draw inspiration to unapologetically uphold and secure justice for all!

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Keir Bradford-Grey

Chief Defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia
Keir Bradford-Grey was named chief defender of the Defender Association of Philadelphia in 2015. Previously, she was a trial lawyer at the Defender Association and the Delaware Federal Public Defender’s Office before she was named chief defender for the Montgomery County (PA) Public... Read More →
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Sharon D. Jones-Eversley

Associate Professor, Towson University, Family Studies and Community Development Department
Sharon D. Jones-Eversley, DrPH, is an associate professor at Towson University in the Family Studies and Community Development Department. Dr. Jones-Eversley earned a Doctorate degree in Public Health from Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy. Her interdisciplinary... Read More →

Tuesday June 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Liberty Ballroom D Ballroom Level

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