2020 Summit for Civil Rights
On July 30th and July 31st, 2020, the Minnesota Journal of Law & Inequality co-hosted the virtual 2020 Summit for Civil Rights alongside the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity and Georgetown Law’s Workers’ Rights Institute. The prominent list of speakers included Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, University of Minnesota Law School’s Professor Myron Orfield, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Professors Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Sheryll Cashin, Theodore M. Shaw, John A. Powell, John C. Brittain, and Eric Foner, Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, Author Richard Rothstein, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, leaders at NAACP, AFL-CIO, Rockefeller Foundation, Spencer Foundation, Century Foundation and Ford Foundation, numerous other elected officials, union leaders, activists and community organizers.
The full recording of the Summit can be accessed in the “2020 Summit for Civil Rights” playlist on our Youtube account.
Here is a direct link of the “Opening Statements.”
To learn more about the event, here is a link to promotional material that was used for the Summit.