Charlotte School of Law’s Education Legal Society and the Black Law Students Association will be co-hosting “State of Emergency: Educating the Black Male” on November 13, 2013, at 5:30pm at Charlotte School of Law’s Center for Experiential Education. The highlight of the event will be a panel discussing the constitutionality of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ African American Males Task Force August recommendation to start an all African-American male K-12 school, as well as school disciplinary data and research regarding educational best practices for this population of students. The panel will consist of Rev. Kojo Nantambu, President of the Charlotte Chapter of the NAACP; Belinda Cauthen, M.Ed., Education Liaison for the Charlotte Chapter of the NAACP; Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Attorney and Charlotte School of Law alumnus Jonathan Sink; Council for Children’s Rights Attorney Deborah Whitfield; and Charlotte School of Law Constitutional Law Professor Jean Veillieux. There will be a networking reception that follows.
State of Emergency: Educating the Black Male
Hosted by Charlotte School of Law’s Education Legal Society and Black Law Students Association
November 13, 2013, at 5:30pm
1300 South Boulevard, Suite K
Students: Please use the light rail or park in the adjacent parking lot on Bland St. If you are not a clinic student, you will need to come to the front door on South Boulevard for entry.
Community Members: Our office is located on the right, in between Nikko’s Sushi and Post South End, just before the corner of South Boulevard and Bland Street. Please park either in front of our office on South Boulevard or in the adjacent parking lot on Bland St. If both parking lots are at capacity, there is an additional paid parking lot just over the light rail crossing on Bland St. You will gain access to the building through the front door of our office on South Boulevard.