Law Day 2017 Press Release

by Shari Wooldridge / 27 April 2017 / No Comments

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The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, (NCBW) Oakland Bay Area Chapter

For immediate release:

West Contra Costa County Salesian Boys and Girls Club and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Oakland/Bay Area Chapter, will hold a Law Day event, Friday, April 28th8:30am until 2:00pm at the Boys and Girls Club at 2801 Moran Ave., Richmond, CA.
Come to Law Day.  See whether a career in law may be right for your teenager– or for you.  Next Friday, April 28th, at Law Day, high school students will be introduced to the range of opportunities the legal profession offers.  Law Day, co-sponsored by the

The primary purpose of Law Day 2017 is to encourage young people to consider careers in the field of law, which include attorneys and paralegals, law enforcement officers and probation officers, judges and court reporters and many other jobs. The Law Day program will also highlight the importance of advocacy, relaying how students can impact decision makers to act on behalf of students. Approximately 200 youngsters are expected to participate.  Throughout the day, young people will be provided opportunities to engage with lawyers, judges, elected officials, and representatives from various agencies that employ law workers. They will participate in hosted discussions where they will obtain information about how to prepare for various law-related careers.  The day’s activities address this year’s American Bar Association’s suggested theme: “The 14th Amendment”, with a discussion of major 14th Amendment Supreme Court decisions.  You can learn much more about the theme of this annual event by visiting the “Law Day 2017” web page.

 

The day promises to be both educational and fun. The event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served.  See you there.

 

For more information:

Contact: Diane Lewis

siweldy@yahoo.com

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