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A Pair of Pink Underwear

December 6, 2009 | Comments Off on A Pair of Pink Underwear

I have the privilege of working with a group of dynamic, motivated students at Harvard Law School who are passionate about Social Justice issues.  We are members of the Black Law Student Association’s Social Justice Committee and have devoted our time this semester to addressing social injustices in the areas of housing, education, and criminal […]

America’s Disservice

December 1, 2009 | Comments Off on America’s Disservice

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit this community organization meeting called “City Life.” City Life is a grassroots organization in Boston that seeks to fight inequality by organizing poor and working class people in order to promote individual empowerment and build collective power. Because of the financial crisis, the main goal […]


    Harvard Black Law Students Association presents...
    Social Justice Week

    March 2nd - 6th

    Monday: Social Justice Week Kick-Off

    BLSA general body meeting featuring a special presentation by Noah Hood and the BLSA Social Justice Committee

    Langdell South 7:00 pm

    Dinner will be served

    Tuesday: Education

    Education Awareness Candy Campaign Learn about some of the problems facing Boston's youth, including the unfair and exclusionary expulsion policies

    Harkness Common 12:00 noon

    Wednesday: Housing

    Housing Recovery Acts in MA Some of the areas foremost housing activists will gather to discuss legislation concerning predatory lending practices

    Hauser 101 7:30 pm

    Refreshments will be served

    Thursday: Criminal Justice

    Sealing Criminal Records: Implications for Social Justice

    A panel of the leading voices in criminal justice reform will speak about criminal record information laws.

    Austin Hall 7:00 pm

    A Soul Food Dinner will be served.

    Friday: Criminal Justice

    CORI Sealing Training

    Criminal Record Sealing Training involves hands-on training. Participants will be able to help with upcoming CORI Sealing projects.