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Staff PickThe Forum: “…And Justice For All”
April 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm| $20-$40
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theREGISTRYBAYAYREA.COM LAUNCHES “THE FORUM”
Welcome to the launch of a monthly series of engaging conversations focused on relevant and important topics impacting Bay Area lifestyle. Inspiring and provocative influencers and experts are invited to participate in open and frank discussions. Guests range from artists, entrepreneurs, and futurists to business leaders, tech pioneers and elected officials.
LAUNCH EVENT | “. . . And Justice For All”
Attorney John Burris, one of the nation’s most prominent civil rights defenders, in conversation with legal experts Otis Bruce, Jr. (Senior Deputy District Attorney, Marin County), Paul Henderson (Deputy Chief of Staff, Public Safety for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee), Scott Jackson (Law Professor, Director of the Litigation Center, Golden Gate University) and Jennifer Madden (Assistant District Attorney, Alameda County). Reception to follow.
Join us for a candid discussion and gain an insider’s perspective on the criminal justice system from these accomplished professionals, together in discussion for the first time. Timing is everything, and in this election year, these four impressive individuals are also candidates for four different Bay Area Superior Court Judicial seats – Bruce (Marin County), Henderson (San Francisco County), Jackson (Seat 1, Alameda County) and Madden (Seat 2, Alameda County).
Unconscious Bias in the Courtroom • Sentencing & Rulings • Three Strikes • Road to the Top
Enjoy a cocktail or bite at Pican Restaurant (1/2 block away) immediately following the FORUM. Your paid FORUM admission includes a $15 Pican gift certificate (not applicable towards taxes or gratuity). If for some reason you can’t stay for the reception, you can use the certificate through May 1, 2016. Limited quantity, purchase early!
$20 Early Bird (limited quantity), includes $15 Pican gift certificate (reg $40 Premium)
7:00pm (Doors open 6:30pm) • Impact Hub Oakland, 2221 Broadway
Promotional Sponsors & Supporters
100 Black Men of the Bay Area • African American Employee Network (AAEN Bay Area) • Black Women Lawyers of Northern California (BWLNC) • #BPN Bay Area • California Association of Black Lawyers • Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) • National Coalition of 100 Black Women (Oakland Bay Area Chapter) • Onyx Community Connection • Pican Restaurant • PowerPAC+
Net proceeds to benefit local voter engagement organization.
2016 Forum Calendar
|April||…And Justice For All | Legal|
|May||The Changing Face of the Bay Area Landscape – East Bay | Real Estate|
|September||Food & Wine|
|November||Diversity in Tech|
|December||Beauty & Style: Natural Hair|