ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with several special events and activities.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
The FAMU College of Law and Black Law Students Association are partnering with the Orlando Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated to present a program aimed at addressing injustices in the African American community.
15th Annual MLK Leadership Forum
“The Year of the Woman: Why the 2018 Political Season Became the Year When Women Took Center Stage”
Reception 6:15 p.m.
Forum 7 p.m.
The following panelists are scheduled to participate:
Alisia Adamson-Profit, Esq (Moderator)
Molly Nardella, Esq.
Mikaela Nix, Esq
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19
The FAMU College of Law will participate in the Southwest Orlando Jaycees’ 35th
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.
THEME: “King’s Vision: Humanity Tied in a Single Garment of Destiny.”
MONDAY, JANUARY 21
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 is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to give back by pitching in through collecting trash, painting signs, weeding and trimming among other tasks.
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“This is our neighborhood and we have a responsibility to help keep it clean. We look forward to rolling up our sleeves and pitching in.” said FAMU Law Professor Patricia Broussard. Professor Broussard, who also serves on the Orlando Mayor’s MLK Commission, initiated this event in 2008.
For more information about the FAMU College of Law, please visit law.famu.edu.
About FAMU College of Law
The FAMU College of Law is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, just steps from the George C. Young United States Courthouse and Federal Building; and blocks from governmental offices, major law firms, large corporations and legal service agencies.
The college’s prime location provides students with direct access to the area’s largest employers of individuals with law degrees, offering our students and graduates ample avenues to gain practical experience in the legal profession.
With tuition among the lowest of the 13 law schools in Florida, along with a full-time day program and a part-time evening program, the college is distinctly positioned to offer the traditional student and the working professional a chance to earn a law degree while accruing minimal debt.
Thanks to its renowned faculty, the college focuses on academic excellence in the classroom; emphasizes practical experience and public service within its clinical programs; and stresses professionalism through its co-curricular activities.
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