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Press Release: The Rainmakers’ Roundtable Session 3 – In the Room: How to successfully Bid on New Business – February 7, 2015

February 26, 2015   PRESS RELEASE On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (“MBLA”) hosted the third series of its Rainmakers’ Roundtable Program entitled, “In the Room: How to Successfully Bid on New Business.”  The program was developed based on the Minority Corporate Counsel […]

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Practice Makes Perfect: Alternative Applications for Law Degrees – February 24, 2015

The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Presents a panel discussion on alternative applications for a law degree.

Tuesday February 24, 2015
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Registration: 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MassMutual,
1295 State Street,
Springfield, MA 01111

Light refreshments will be provided

Please RSVP here by Friday February 20, 2015.

Sponsored by Mass Mutual

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Attorneys, Legal Professionals and Law Students in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter – February 25, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Lawyers, Law Students, Legal Professionals, Paralegals, Court Interpreters and others who work in the courts will hold demonstrations at courthouses across the Commonwealth to say: BLACK LIVES MATTER.

At 1:00pm on Wednesday, 02/25/15, we will gather in front of courthouses across Massachusetts from Springfield to Roxbury to Somerville to Fall River.

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MBLA Reads – February 25, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the Community Service Committee of the MBLA will be at the Joseph Lee School to read to elementary students. Reading is fundamental to a child’s development. Please join us as we share this time with the students, create some positive memories and help to form good habits that could last a life time!

When:
Wednesday, February 25
8:30am-9:00am

Where:
the Joseph Lee School,
155 Talbot Avenue,
Dorchester, MA 02124

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ABA Law Student Division’s regional National Appellate Advocacy Competition – Oral Argument Judges needed.

The ABA Law Student Division seeks 120 lawyers and judges to serve as oral argument judges for the Division’s regional National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) in Boston on February 26-28, 2015 at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse. The rounds are scheduled as follows: Round 1: Thursday, February […]

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The Rainmakers’ Roundtable Session 3 – In the Room: How to successfully Bid on New Business – February 7, 2015

Please join us for the third session of this year’s MBLA Rainmakers’ Roundtables – In the Room: How to successfully Bid on New Business.
When:
Saturday February 7, 2015
7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Where:
Jones Day
100 High Street
Boston, MA 02110

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50 Years Later: Why the Struggle for Civil Rights is Still Relevant – February 11, 2015

Please join the Milton High School Diversity Committee as they host a discussion panel of distinguished African American Leaders in Massachusetts entitled “50 Years Later: Why the Struggle for Civil Rights is Still Relevant”

WHEN:
Tuesday, February 11, 2015
6:30-8:30 pm
Doors open at 6:00pm

WHERE:
The Charles C. Winchester Auditorium
Milton High School
25 Gile Rd
Milton, MA 02186

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – January 19, 2015

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service “Greatness is determined by service.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Pine Street Inn is the largest resource for homeless men and women in New England. Founded in 1969, Pine Street Inn provides a comprehensive range of […]

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National Bar Association: Virtual Town Hall Discussion on “Ferguson and Beyond: The Crisis of Race and Policing In 2014” – December 18, 2014

On Thursday, December 18, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EST national civil and human rights partner organizations, including African American Policy Forum, Amnesty International, Hip Hop Caucus, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Muslim Advocates, National Bar Association, Inc., and Rainbow PUSH Coalition, on behalf of the Civil Rights Ferguson and Police Reform Coalition will host a Virtual Town hall discussion on combatting police misconduct and brutality, the newly released racial profiling guidance by the Department of Justice and possible solutions.

To participate by phone, please call (605) 562-0020 and enter the Meeting ID pin 305-823-740.
To follow the conversation on Twitter, please use the hashtag #Unified4Justice

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Councillor Jackson chairs hearings on Diversity in Higher Education

This Friday, December 19th, Councillor Tito Jackson will convene the first of a series of hearings to inquire on the state of diversity and inclusion in area colleges and universities. The hearings will begin with testimony from Boston University, the largest higher education institution in Boston, the third largest employer in the city, and the alma mater of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Where:
The Christopher Iannella Chamber of Boston City Hall

When:
Friday, December 19th
1:30pm

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