October 7, 2011
Wednesday, Oct. 12: “Accountability After Katrina: Community Lawyering and Organizing for Justice”
“Accountability After Katrina: Community Lawyering and Organizing for Justice”
A Talk by Norris Henderson, of Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)
and Davida Finger, Community Justice Clinic, Loyola University New Orleans
Pound Hall 204
Join us for a discussion about the ways in which community organizers and lawyers are working together to address justice issues in New Orleans. Norris Henderson is a community leader and the Founder and Executive Director of Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE), a non-profit justice organization founded by and run by formerly incarcerated people. Davida Finger, a former Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School, teaches the Community Justice Clinic at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
This event is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program, Office of Public Interest Advising, HLS Mississippi Delta Project, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, Harvard Immigration Project, ACLU-HLS, National Lawyers Guild – HLS Chapter, HLS American Constitution Society, and Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.