Social Justice Tuesday, Yakama Nation Fellowship

Social Justice Tuesday “Trump’s Dismantling of the National Monuments: Sacrificing Native American Interests on the  Alter of Business”

Tuesday, November 13
12:30-1:20
Room 127

Speaker: Amber Penn-Roco of Galanda Broadman

In December of 2017, President Trump demolished the Bears Ears National Monument, shrinking it by 85%. That same day, President Trump also cut the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by 46%. The Trump Administration was urged by energy companies to shrink the National Monuments so they could take advantage of the natural resource deposits located within the National Monument areas.

Mrs. Penn-Roco will discuss the creation and dismantling of the National Monuments and address the Trump Administration’s policies which prioritize the promotion of business interest over the preservation of natural resources.

Information Session: Yakama Nation Fellowship

Friday, November 16
12:30-1:20
Room 127

Speakers:
Ethan Jones, Lead Attorney
Marcus Shirzad, Senior Attorney

Please join us for an informational session on the summer Legal Fellowship Program, with a stipend of $7,000.00 plus housing.

Speakers will provide an overview of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and practicing Federal Indian Law with the Yakama Nation Office of Legal Counsel.

 

Save the Date: 2019 Breakfast with Champions King County Bar Association Featuring Loretta LynchKCBA Logo

April 3, 2019
7:30-8:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Loretta Lynch
U.S. Attorney General 2015-2017

The Honorable Loretta Lynch is the first female African American Attorney General of the United States, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015. She also served as the head of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York twice, under both President Clinton and President Obama.

Visit the Breakfast With Champions website here.

 

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