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Civil Rights Summit Student Events: Empowering the Next “Get It Done” Generation

Hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Partnership with UT’s School of Law

LBJ 50 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. If you need accommodation to attend these events, please contact Kelly Pratlett at kellypratlett@austin.utexas.edu.

 

 

 

 

Civil Rights Summit Watch Parties and Student Town Halls:


Tuesday, April 8
LBJ School Watch Party: “A Conversation with the Honorable Jimmy Carter”
5:30 PM – 7 PM
Thompson Conference Center “Under the Oaks”

This watch party is designed to build a sense of unity and to build dialogue among the LBJ School and UT School of Law communities.


Wednesday, April 9
LBJ School Watch Party and Town Hall: “Address by the Honorable William Jefferson Clinton”
5:30 PM – 7 PM
Thompson Conference Center “Under the Oaks”

The second presidential address watch party will be followed by a town hall Q&A discussion moderated by Professor Angela Evans. Students are encouraged to submit questions in advance to The Baines Report via email at bainesreport@gmail.com or via Twitter to @TheBainesReport using hashtag #civilrightssummit.


Thursday, April 10
LBJ School and UT Law Watch Party and Town Hall: “Keynote Address by the President of the United States, The Honorable President Barack Obama”
11 AM -2 PM
Francis Auditorium, UT School of Law

The LBJ School and the UT School of Law will co-host a watch-party for the address by President Barack Obama followed by a town hall Q&A discussion moderated by Professors Shirley Franklin and Ranjana Natarajan, director of the UT Law Civil Rights Clinic. A student panel will also offer comments on the policy and law implications of the president’s remarks.


Thursday, April 10
LBJ School Watch Party and Town Hall: “Remarks by the Honorable President George W. Bush”
5:00 PM - 7 PM
Thompson Conference Center “Under the Oaks”

The final presidential address watch party will be followed by a town hall Q&A discussion in partnership with the Barry Goldwater Society, an LBJ School student organization. Students will offer comments and generate dialogue around the policy and law implications of the former president's remarks.