February 5, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Pacific Time
ACS Los Angeles: Righting Wrongs: Truth and Healing for Indigenous Communities through Law and Policy
We’re witnessing and living through an unparalleled moment in American history where Americans of all backgrounds are forcefully championing Indigenous rights and placing their needs at the center of the struggle for social change. As we saw, Indigenous Americans played a critical role in clinching President Biden’s victory. Join the ACS Los Angeles, Austin, Bay Area, Chicago, Madison, Orange County, Oregon, Sacramento, and Washington, D.C. Lawyer Chapters, the Mexican American Bar Association, and the UCLA Law Native American Law Student Association for a panel discussion that will highlight California’s Truth and Healing Council and specifically address policy priorities for the Biden-Harris administration with respect to our Indigenous communities.
Ambassador Keith Harper, Chair of Native American Law Practice, Jenner&Block; Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council; Former Commissioner of the President's Commision on White House Fellowships; Chair for Native American policy on the 2008 Obama for America presidential campaign; Member, ACS Board of Directors
Julian Brave NoiseCat, Vice President of Policy & Strategy, Data for Progress; Narrative Change Director, The Natural History Museum
Angela Riley, Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and Director of UCLA's J.D./M.A. joint degree program in Law and American Indian Studies and the Native Nations Law and Policy Center
This event has been approved for one hour of California MCLE credit.