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15th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR LEADERSHIP FORUM
Thursday, January 17 at 6 p.m.
The FAMU College of Law and Black Law Students Association has partnered with the Orlando Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated to present
a program aimed at addressing injustices in the African American community.
The group’s 15th Annual MLK Leadership Forum entitled “The Year of the Woman: Why the
2018 Political Season Became the Year Where Women Took Center Stage,” will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, January 17, and will feature an interactive forum panel with experienced attorneys and community activists. The educational forum serves as a springboard for a weekend of commemorative community-based events.

35th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR Parade

Saturday, January 19

10 a.m.

 On Saturday, January 19, the Southwest Orlando Jaycees will host the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. in Downtown Orlando. The theme for this year’s event is “King’s Vision: Humanity tied to a Single Garment of Destiny.” All FAMU College of Law students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to walk the parade route. Participants are asked to wear FAMU Law or FAMU paraphernalia, and meet at the College of Law at 8 a.m. to walk to the staging area and prepare our ‘float’. The parade will begin promptly at 10 a.m. 

12th ANNUAL PARRAMORE CLEAN-UP SERVICE PROJECT

Monday, January 21

8:30 a.m. setup.  9 a.m. clean-up begins

The College of Law will conclude commemorative recognition with an event aimed at the beautification of the community surrounding the law school campus. The 12th annual Parramore Clean-Up Service Project on Monday, January 21, 2019, presents an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to give back by pitching in through collecting trash, painting signs, weeding and trimming among other tasks.

Associate Professor Patricia Broussard will join with law students, student organizations and the community at 8:30 a.m. on the steps of the College of Law before marching to a designated location for assignments and safety equipment. Prof. Broussard, who also serves on the Orlando Mayor’s MLK Commission, initiated this event in 2008. 

 

THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION

THE COMMERCIAL LAW SECTION CORPORATE COUNSEL CONFERENCE PIPELINE PROJECT:

ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION

Wednesday, January 30

12:45 p.m.

FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW

NBA CLS Annual Corporate Counsel Conference attendees will visit the FAMU College of Law to share career paths and experiences with local law students on the brink of entering their legal careers. The program seeks to promote engaging discussions and a dynamic Q&A session focused on careers as corporate counsel.

PERSPECTIVES ON THE PROFESSION FROM WOMEN JUDGES

Wednesday, January 30

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Gunster’s Women’s Leadership Forum, in partnership with the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, invites you to join us for a timely and empowering panel discussion on women in the legal profession.

FAMU College of Law

Classroom 240

201 Beggs Avenue

Orlando, FL 32801

RSVP below

https://crm.gunster.com/13/400/landing-pages/rsvp-blank.asp