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Lessons For Protecting Civil Rights Today

April 6 - April 6 2017 7:00PM

A distinguished panel of social justice leaders from the Latino, Japanese, Jewish and Muslim American communities lead a discussion on historical discrimination and its implications today.


Guest Speakers: Dr. Francisco Balderrama, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles; Ron Wakabayashi, former National Director of the Japanese American Citizens League and former Director of the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations; David A. Lehrer, President of Community Advocates Inc., and Former Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League; and Omar H. Noureldin, Vice President, Strategy & Operations, Muslim Public Affairs Council, lawyer and lecturer of law at the University of Southern California Law School. Moderated by legal expert and commentator, Manny Medrano.