Philly's Special Series
Part One: Public Interest Law

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Presentation from 6:00 - 6:45 pm












Learn more about what's happening in
the City of Brotherly Love

In Part One of our Philly's Special Series, we'll hear from an all-star panel about new developments in Philadelphia public interest law: 

  • Dveera Segal, HLS '79 and Chair of the HIAS
    Pennsylvania Board of Directors, will speak about
    ongoing efforts to support and protect vulnerable immigrant communities. 

  • Deborah Gordon Klehr, HLS '04 and the Executive
    Director of the Education Law Center, will discuss
    ELC programs aimed at ensuring all children
    in Pennsylvania have access to a quality public

  • Susan Mangold, HLS '87 and the Executive Director
    of the Juvenile Law Center, will report on the
    many ways JLC is advocating for the rights of
    youth in the child welfare and justice systems.  

  • Michael Churchill, HLS '65 and Of Counsel at the 
    Public Interest Law Center (formerly PILC's
    managing partner and co-director), will discuss
    the PILC's redistricting litigation and the school
    funding challenge that PILC is spearheading with
    the Education Law Center. 

  • Jessica Hillburn-Holmes, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, and Deborah Gross,
    Trustee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, will
    describe the forthcoming Equal Justice Center, a groundbreaking non-profit space that will be home
    to almost 20 public service legal aid agencies and
    social services organizations, and a resource for all Philadelphians seeking equal access to justice.

Join us to celebrate accomplishments
and hear about future plans! 

Light hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served


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Wednesday, 10/24/18 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm | iCal


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