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Past Events

Past Events


NAACP President to Speak on Racial Profiling

Alumni Diversity Panel
Location: 1928 Building - Room 200

P.A.L.S. Employment Law Panel for Law Students of Color
Location: Proskauer Rose, 1585 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

P.A.L.S. Intellectual Property Law Panel for Law Students of Color
Location: Fried Frank LLP, One New York Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10004

The DC Sniper: The Domestic Violence Story Behind the Killings - Presented by the Capital District Coalition for Crime Victims' Rights, Inc.
Location: Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Albany, N.Y.

Diversty in the Judiciary: Expanding the Pipeline
Location: NYS Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany
Details: Come hear panelists discuss their paths to the judiciary; how gender and racial diversity on the bench impacts and improves our justice system; and ways to expand the pipeline in the legal profession and judiciary. Reception to follow.

Second Annual Relay for Life - Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science with Albany Law School
Location: UHA Track

P.A.L.S. Public Interest Law Panel for Law Students of Color
Sponsored By: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Location: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.

P.A.L.S. Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc. Networking Reception for Legal Professionals and Law Students
Location: 199 Bowery Street (at Spring Street) New York, N.Y. 10002
Co- Sponsored By: The Law Offices of Gerald Karikari, PC & The Committee on Law Student Perspectives, and the New York City Bar Association

07.19.09 - 07.25.09
26th Annual National Black Prosecutors Association Conference & Job Fair
Location: Memphis, Tenn.
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Jewels for Justice
Location: The Legal Project, Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany
Bring your old jewelry and silverware to The Legal Project where the items will be weighed and professionally appraised by Sondra's Fine Jewelers. 100 percent of the value of the items will be donated to The Legal Project to support our civil legal services program for domestic violence victims. All donors will receive a letter regarding their tax deductible donation for the IRS. And all donations will go toward our $25,000 matching grant, making your help go even further. Free wine, cheese, fruit and dessert is provided to donors, who will also be entered into a drawing that night for a beautiful sterling silver and diamond necklace.
R.S.V.P.: Lisa A. Frisch, Executive Director, or call 518-435-1770

African American Family Day
Location: Empire State Plaza, Albany, N.Y.
Celebrate Black Arts and Crafts at the annual African-American Family Day. A showcase of traditional and contemporary art forms, entertainment and community interest since 1977. Entertainment featuring The Chi-Lites with Shaun H. Mykals

Harter Secrest & Emery's Early Interview Day
*Submit Application (for summer 2010 & after-graduation jobs) by June 29, 2009 on Albany Law's Career Services Manager (CSM)
Location: Rochester, N.Y.

Albany LatinFest 2009
Location: Washington Park Parade Grounds, Albany, N.Y.

The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: An International Perspective
Location: 1928 Building - Rochester Moot Courtroom (Room 209)
Details: Guest Speaker: Kristele Younes, Senior Advocate, Refugees International. Sponsored by Amnesty International-Albany Law Chapter, International Law Society and Muslim Law Students Association

More Than Just Cocktails & Finger Foods:  A Networking Workshop for Law Students of Color
Host: Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
Working the room can be intimidating for anyone, but even more so when you're trying to make career connections. Learn tips on how to market yourself successfully, and how to follow up to create lasting connections. This program is an interactive, practical, how-to Networking Workshop for law students only.  

Hispanic Veteran Ceremony 
Location: Empire State Plaza, Albany 
Yolanda Vega from the NYS Lottery will be present as Mater of Ceremonies. Local media to be present. Short program journal will be printed and distributed
Contact: Monica M. Arias Miranda, Schenectady County Hispanic Heritage Committee, at 518-895-5453

09.24.09 - 09.27.09
2009 National Latino/a Law Student Association Conference
Location: DePaul University College of Law, Chicago

Schenectady Hispanic Heritage Festival
Location: Central Park, Schenectady, N.Y.
Sponsored by: Schenectady County Hispanic Heritage Committee
DJ & MC Willie Colon, La Nueva Mega 90.9 FM, Alex Torres, Jesus Pagan y su orquestra, domino contest, Latin food, raffles, Brothers of the Drums, and more. Latin dance contest is open to all ages. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded.
Contact: Monica M. Arias Miranda, Schenectady County Hispanic Heritage Committee, at 518-895-5453 

7th Annual Black and Latino Achievers Program Kick Off and Youth Orientation
Location: North Albany YMCA, 616 North Pearl Street, Albany
Details: Free. Adults welcome to visit and volunteer.
Contact: Mark Bobb-Semple, Black and Latino Achievers Director, Capital District YMCA at 518-869-3500 ext. 9906

The MetLife® Legal Affairs Diversity Committee Career Forum
Details: Come and discover the many areas of practice at MetLife. You will meet and hear from lawyers representing different areas of the company in an informal setting. You will learn about the varied practices within MetLife Legal Affairs. Our lawyers will share with you their perspectives on working in a corporate setting. You also may submit resumes for summer and semester law clerk positions in New York, Boston and Warwick. Business casual attire. Breakfast will be served.

Race Away Stigma 5k Race and Fun Walk 

Wise Latina Woman composed by Arturo O'Farrill - Special Concert Benefiting The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Honoring Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Time: 6 p.m. - Dinner at the home of Laura and Lewis Kruger; 8 p.m. - Concert; Wine and dessert reception to follow
Location: Peter Norton Symphony Space, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, N.Y.
Details: To purchase tickets click here or call 718-681-6000, ext. 174

Cultural Competence Training
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Albany Law School - East Wing
Details: This free, interactive training is designed to encourage an open dialogue related to culture, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs and practices and the implications for working effectively in cross-cultural situations. Cultural and linguistic competence are relevant to providing and having access to healthcare and mental health services. 

Why Diversity in the Judiciary and Legal Profession Matters: Charting New Pathways
Details: Panelists will discuss their career paths, how a diverse bar and bench improves our justice system and how to increase diversity in the judiciary and the legal profession