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Rutgers Symposium To Explore How Laws and Social Policies Impact Gay Communities of Color

 

 

Newark, NJ, – Prominent scholars, activists, and attorneys will discuss the effects of current laws and social policies on LGBT communities of color at the annual symposium of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review, to be held from 5 – 9 pm on Thursday, February, 25, 2010 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark. The title of the journal’s symposium is “An Affront on Civil Rights: A Multicultural Perspective on the LGBT Struggle for Equality.”

Admission is free and open to the public. RSVP required by February 20 to http://pegasus.rutgers.edu/~racelaw/symposiumrsvpform.html.

What:   “An Affront on Civil Rights: A Multicultural Perspective on the LGBT Struggle for Equality,” sponsored by the Steven J. Diner

Who:    Opening Remarks

                Rutgers–Newark Chancellor Steven J. Diner

        LGBT Communities of Color in Newark and New Jersey

                Chas B. Brack, director, Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Documentary Project

                Bryan Epps, executive director, Newark Pride Alliance

                Perris Straughter, acting director, Newark-Essex Pride Coalition

                Frank Vespa-Papaleo, senior counsel, New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate

        LGBT Communities of Color Within the Larger Community – Issue Round-up

                Carlene Jadusingh, representative, Lesbian & Gay Law Association of Greater New York

                Flor Bermudez, Youth in Out-of-Home Care Attorney, Lambda Legal

                Kenyon Farrow, executive director, Queers for Economic Justice

                Katherine Acey, executive director, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

                Professor Carlos Ball, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator

When:   5 – 9 pm, Thursday, February 25, 2010, with dinner to follow   

Where:  Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark

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Rutgers School of Law-Newark     

 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey              

123 Washington Street • Newark, NJ 07102-3026 

www.law.newark.rutgers.edu                                                  

Contact:   Janet Donohue

Manager of Public Relations

jdonohue@andromeda.rutgers.edu

t: 973-353-5553, f: 973-353-1717

 

 

 


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