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Continuing Legal Education - Uncovering Five Myths That Support Racism

Event Type: Business/Finance/Legal
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 7/18/2013
Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Racism is not a thing of the past. Discrimination is still a fact of life for many people of color and immigrants, especially in housing, employment, and education. Disparities in income, education achievement, and representation in the criminal justice system have been created, and are maintained, by the complex set of conditions and relationships that result in institutional and systemical racism. Being able to talk about race and racism openly is a first step in being able to address it during the practice of law and the administration of justice. Participants will openly discuss scenarios and complete accompanying activities that are designed to help them explore and understand their perspectives and behaviors on the issue of how racism is supported in our society.
Library: Law Library Branch    Location Map
Registration Ends: 7/17/2013 at 4:00 PM
Other Information:
 Co-sponsored by the 8th District Bar Association and the Carver County Law Library. 3 Minnesota Elimination of Bias CLE credits have been applied for. There is no charge for this CLE.
The course will be presented in the EOC Training Room, Lower Level, Carver County Government Center, 604 E. 4th St., Chaska, MN 55318
(across the hall from the Law Library)
Contact: Brenda Wolfe
Contact Number: 952-361-1564
Presenter: Rowzat Shipchandler
Link: More about Facing Race
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