Monthly Archives: April 2015

Community Conversations Highlight Policing Problems

Tension between black communities and police departments was the focus of several community meetings in Boston this past week. Topics from police misconduct to diversifying police departments resonated with attendees. When discussing misconduct Deputy Director Rahsaan Hall stated, “It’s good to have diversity within the department, but let us not be confused that [diversity] is

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EJP Celebrates the 5th Season of the Create Your Own Job Seminar

Last Tuesday, April 14, the Lawyers’ Committee’s Economic Justice Project finished the 5th season of the Create Your Own Job Seminar. This semester we partnered with Roxbury Community College for the first time, as well as our longtime partner, Latham & Watkins. This 7-week Seminar is targeted to entrepreneurs who are looking to create their

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Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Breakfast Reception

You Are Cordially Invited!   Breakfast Reception for Legislators and Friends of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination  Sponsored by:   The Governor’s Advisory Board on the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Justice Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Representative Byron

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