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On April 8-10, 2014, the LBJ Presidential Library will host a Civil Rights Summit, comprised of afternoon panel discussions followed by evening keynote addresses, reflecting on the seminal nature of the civil rights legislation passed by President Johnson while examining civil rights issues in America and around the world today. The Civil Rights Summit is this year’s cornerstone event of a multiyear anniversary celebration of President Johnson’s prodigious legislative legacy. Throughout the course of the next several years, the LBJ Presidential Library, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the LBJ Foundation will partner to commemorate the anniversaries of seminal laws signed by President Johnson that continue to resonate today. Below are all the ways the LBJ School of Public Affairs is participating in this historical event.
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a series of student-focused events to encourage dialogue around the great policy challenges that will be at the center of the Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10, hosted by the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. These events will be open to the LBJ School of Public Affairs and UT School of Law Communities and will be designed to engage students in meaningful dialogue on the policy and law implications at the heart of the Summit’s four presidential addresses.