Diversity Forum: The Mayor’s Violence Reduction Task Force

Mark Your Calendar for the First Diversity Forum this Semester:

Tuesday, October 2
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Room 275, Brandeis School of Law 
 
In response to a series of shootings in West Louisville during May 2012, Mayor Greg Fischer appointed a 37-member Violence Reduction Task Force, which met first in mid-June. The group continues to work on its final report, which goes to Mayor Fischer on Monday, October 1.
 
On Tuesday, October 2 at noon in Room 275, the law school will host the first of two diversity forums on the violence in West Louisville. This one will feature five speakers: Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Louisville Metro Department of Health Director, and Chair of the Violence Reduction Task Force; Ben Richmond, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League; Judge Brian Edwards, Jefferson Circuit Court, Division 11; local community activist Christopher 2X; and 2011 Brandeis School of Law graduate Charles Booker, legislative aide to Councilman David Tandy.
 
Sixty students from Central High School will be our guests for this event.
 
A free, light lunch from Expressions of You Catering will be available, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
 
Sponsors:
Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
Black Law Students Association
Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee
Office of Community Engagement Signature Partnership Initiative
Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs
 
This program is free and open to all.