WEBINAR | Racism - Aren't we over that yet?

Event Description

This program is co-sponsored by the Social Security Disability Law Section and Criminal Law Section. Pending EOB Credit Application!  

Currently, all bar association programming is REMOTE-ONLY participation. There will be NO in-person attendance.  Thank you.

Program Description:

In this one-hour session presenter Rowzat Shipchandler will talk about the history of racism and its persistence in the United States, present data about bias pertaining to the legal system, and talk about ways to contribute to ending racism within the legal system.   There will be time for questions and answers.  

Featured Presenter:

Rowzat Shipchandler | Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Rowzat Shipchandler has been trying to change the world since she was a teenager. She has spent more than 20 years in the nonprofit and public sectors.  Between 2015 and 2019, Rowzat served as Deputy Commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, managing the internal operations of the agency and staffing the planning the process for the statewide Civic Engagement plan. Prior to that, she served for a decade as the manager for the Facing Race Racial Equity Initiative at The Saint Paul Foundation, which sought to involve Minnesotans in conversations about racism.  She has also worked as a community initiatives manager at Greater Twin Cities United Way and a community based crime prevention organizer at the Summit University Planning Council.  She currently serves as Diversity Coordinator at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  

CLE Credits:

1.0 Elimination of Bias CLE Credit applied for | Event code: 326935   


SSD/Criminal Law Section Members:  $0/Free
MSBA Members not in either Sections:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation: 

Webcast and/or phone participation is available.  Please indicate your remote option for dial-in when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the program.

Online Deadline: September 13, 2020  

Join the MSBA Criminal Law and/or Social Security Disability Law Sections: Click here to add the section to your membership. 

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346 

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Geen Mui via phone or email: gmui@mnbars.org.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM