Striving for Justice: The Power of Public Interest Law

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Ford Foundation

320 E 43rd St

New York, NY 10017

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Striving for Justice: The Power of Public Interest Law
October 25-26, 2013

Day 1: Friday, October 25, 2013


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration


5:00 pm
Welcome

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation
Jeannie Oakes, Director of Educational Opportunity and Scholarship Unit

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Lyrics from Lockdown, performed by Bryonn Bain with a special introduction by Professor Lani Guinier, Harvard University


7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Private Dinner for Law Fellows and Reps

Cibo Restaurant (767 Second Avenue, at 41st Street)

Day 2: Saturday, October 26, 2013

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, Level B Foyer

8:30 - 8:35 a.m.

Welcome by Hilary Pennington, Vice President, Education, Creativity and Free Expression

8:35 - 8:40 a.m.

Overview of the Day, Douglas Wood, Program Officer, Educational Opportunity and Scholarship Unit

8:40 – 9:50 a.m.

Keynote Remarks: Justice Edwin Cameron, Constitutional Court of South Africa


9:50 - 10:50 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Theories of Change
Ford Foundation Directors and Program Officers across all 3 program areas discussing Program Theories of Change


Moderator: Douglas Wood

Panelists: Don Chen, Senior Program Officer, Metropolitan Opportunity
Rocio
Córdoba, Program Officer, Sexuality and Reproductive
Health and Rights
Vivek Malhotra,
Director, Equality & Justice
Lourdes Rivera, Program Officer, Sexuality and Reproductive Health and Rights
Luna Yasui, Program Officer, Human Rights

10:50- 11:05 a.m.
Break

11:05 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Representatives of Ford Foundation International Grantees

Moderator
: Jeannie Oakes

Panelists: César Rodriguez Garavito,
Dejusticia and University of los Andes Law School
Darci Frigo, Terra de Direitos
Dmitri Holtzman,
Equal Education Law Centre
Stephan Klingelhofer, International Center for Not-for Profit Law
Misun Woo, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law & Development



11:55 – 12:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Representatives of Ford Foundation Domestic Grantees

Moderator:
Susan Sturm, Director, Center for Institutional and Social Change, Columbia University


Panelists: Baher Azmy,
Center for Constitutional Rights
Luisa Cabal,
Center for Reproductive Rights
Marielena Hincapie, National Immigration Law Center
Marc Mauer, The Sentencing Project
Nicholas Turner, Vera Institute of Justice

12:45 pm - 1:00 p.m.
Move to luncheon in the East River Room

1:00 pm - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch
In Conversation with Dawn Porter, Director of the film Gideon's Army

2:15 pm- 3:15 p.m.
In Conversation with Steven R. Shapiro, Legal Director, ACLU

Review of US Supreme Court opinions from the 2012/13 Term and Preview of the 2013/14 Term
(Level B Auditorium)

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Move to Small Affinity Groups

3:30 pm- 4:30 p.m.

Small Affinity Group Meetings

Note: These will be led by Ford Program Directors, Program Officers, and Representatives from our Domestic and International grantee organizations.


4:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks by Jeannie Oakes and Douglas Wood

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