Sorensen Center to Host Events on Racial Discrimination, Socially Conscious Art, Corruption

The Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice kicked off the semester with a Critical Voices: From Local to Global event featuring advisory board member Gay McDougall on September 7, 2017. McDougall is a member of the UN Committee on Racial Discrimination which recently issued an “early warning” to the U.S. regarding its response to the events in Charlottesville. McDougall engaged in a conversation with Professor Victor Goode. The event was co-sponsored by the CUNY Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Find out more

Along with a handful of other organizations, the Sorensen Center organized a conversation with Commissioner Mary Bassett of the New York City Department of Mental Hygiene about discrimination as a public health threat to take place on September 12, 2017. Find out more

On Thursday, September 14, 2017 the Sorensen Center will officially launch 1001 Voices, the public window installation by Queens-based artists Judith Sloan and Warren Lehrer celebrating CUNY Law’s commitment to support and protect immigrants through clinics, community partnerships, scholarship, student groups, and work of our alumni.  Find out more

Preet Bharara, former U.S. attorney for the Southern District will join David Hoffman and Juliet Sorensen to discuss public corruption and the rule of law on September 19, 2017. The conversation will be moderated by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. Find out more