SRBLSA Advocacy Weekend 2011 “The Year of the Advocate” THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011 SRBLSA Alumni Reception 6:00pm-8:00pm McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, 303 Peachtree St. NE, Ste 5300 Atlanta, GA 30308 Come mix and mingle with SRBLSA Alumni in metro Atlanta. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 Community Service 7:30am-10:00am Druid Hills High School, 1798 Haygood Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307 Come join us as we teach freshmen students about the importance of voting and what they can do to advocate for voting rights.
Rhonda BrigginsRidley, J.D.
Lobby Day Registration/Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm Emory University School of Law-Tull Auditorium 1301 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322 Lobbying Workshop 12:30pm-2:30pm, Emory Law-Tull Auditorium Come join us as Rhonda Briggins-Ridley, J.D., Senior Director of External Affairs for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) teach us lobbying techniques and much more.
Advocacy Career Panel 3:00pm-5:30pm, Emory Law-Tull Auditorium Come speak with local politicians, attorneys, lobbyists, and advocacy organization leaders to get insight on their career paths.
Professor Franita Tolson
“The Advocate Affair” Social 6:30pm-8:30pm Come join us as we mix and mingle with fellow SRBLSA members. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011 Social Action Town Hall 10am-1pm at Emory Law-Tull Auditorium Come join us as Professor Franita Tolson from the Florida State University College of Law and Kenneth Pratt, Esq. from the Florida League of Cities, Inc. discuss election laws, lobbying and letter writing techniques, and using the J.D. for social action. For More Information: Charlyn Stanberry, SRBLSA Attorney Generalfirstname.lastname@example.org GC Murray, SRBLSA Director of Social Actionemail@example.com Hotel Reservations at Emory Conference Center Hotel & Emory Inn Guests can call 800-93-EMORY (800-933-6679) or 404-712-6565 and identify themselves as guests of the National Black Law Students Association, under Reservation ID 20006021148.
Kenneth Pratt, Esq.
Register Now: http://www.nblsa.org/srblsa/