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Symposium on the Impact of the Recession on Social Welfare
Next Thursday, January 28th, the American University College of Law will conduct an all day Symposium entitled: Framing Problems and Finding Solutions: A Look at the Effects of the Recession on Social Welfare. The schedule of panels and registration information is listed below. With the prospect that the effects of recession will only grow worse for people living in poverty over the next year or more, this is an important set of topics to discuss.
January 28, 2010
9:30 am – 4:15 pm
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
9:30 am Registration
10:00 am Introductory Remarks
10:30 am Welfare
Moderator: Susan Bennett, Professor of Law and Director of the Community & Economic Development Law Clinic, Washington College of Law
Mark Greenberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, US Dept of Health and Human Services
Tim Casey, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Momentum
Brian Gilmore, Howard University
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Access to Justice
Moderator: Cynthia Jones, Associate Professor of Law, Washington College of Law
Nancy Forester, Former Maryland Public Defender
Doug Colbert, University of Maryland
Jonathan Smith, Legal Aid Society of District of Columbia
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Family Responsibility Discrimination
Moderator: Susan Carle, Professor of Law
Lisa Schall, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Helen Applewhaite, Family and Medical Leave Act Branch Chief, US Dept of Labor
Robin Cockey, Cockey, Brennan & Maloney, P.C.
4:15 pm Reception
Please register by clicking on www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration.
General registration is free but required. For further information, please contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, American University Washington College of Law.
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or firstname.lastname@example.org