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Symposium Addresses Diversity in the 2016 Elections

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Lawyers, scholars and community leaders will come together to discuss the role of diversity in the 2016 elections at a symposium hosted by the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, the School of Law’s chapter of the National Black Law Students Association. The event will take place on Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the law school’s Ediman Courtroom.

Panel 1: Issues Surrounding African Americans
9-10 a.m.
• Wanda Adams: Trustee, Houston Independent School District; former Houston city councilwoman
• AJ Bingham: Director of Government Affairs, Real Estate Council of Austin
• Kathryn Freeman: Director of Public Policy, Texas Baptists Christian Life Commission
• Teddy McDaniel: President of Austin Area Urban League

Panel 2: Issues Surrounding Minorities as a Whole
10-11 a.m.
• Caitlin Carroll: Ph.D. student, Department of Sociology, UT Austin
• Denise Gilman: Director of the Immigration Clinic, UT Austin School of Law
• Megan Neely: Ph.D. student, Department of Sociology, UT Austin
• Satinder Singh: Attorney for the ACLU of Texas

Lunch mixer: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Jamail Pavilion