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Black Law Students Association Hosts Discussion on NYC Foster Care System

November 16, 2011

On Thursday, October 6, 2011, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) invited a panel of judges and public interest lawyers to discuss with the CUNY Law community the NYC foster care system and its disproportionate effects on communities of color and low-income communities. The panel, moderated by Associate Professor Angela Burton, included:

  • Laura Daly, Esq., Lawyers For Children;
  • Hon. Bryanne A. Hamill, Manhattan Family Court, CUNY Law Board of Visitors;
  • Hon. Clark V. Richardson, Manhattan Family Court;
  • Hon. Gayle Roberts, Bronx Family Court;
  • Muna Heaven, Esq., Administration For Children’s Services; and
  • Michelle Burrell, Esq., Brooklyn Family Defense Project.

This event was co-sponsored by CUNY Law’s Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA), OUTLaws, and the Domestic Violence Coalition (DVC).

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Watch two-part panel above, on YouTube, or as a free download from iTunes U.


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