Wednesday, Oct. 12: “Accountability After Katrina: Community Lawyering and Organizing for Justice”

Event poster shows an image of New Orleans under water after Katrina with roofs poking out beneath floods.

October 12, 2011

“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

12:00-1:15 p.m.

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.