February 20, 2020
ACS Career Call: Elevating the Accomplishments of Black Leaders
On February 19, 2020, we were joined by fantastic panelists to celebrate Black History Month and elevate the accomplishments of black leaders. We heard from esteemed members of the ACS network from a variety of legal backgrounds, including a judge, a professor, a non-profit leader, and in-house counsel.
Our speakers discussed their career paths, including accomplishments and challenges they have faced along the way, and shared practical advice for the next generation of black progressive leaders.
Andrew Lindsay: J.D. Candidate, Duke University School of Law and President of the ACS Duke Student Chapter, Moderator
Hon. Bernice Donald: Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Michele Goodwin: Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Andrew Hairston: School-to-Prison Pipeline Project Director, Texas Appleseed and ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter Leader
Zaid Zaid: Public Policy Attorney, Facebook and ACS Next Generation Leader