There’s S*#t in the Meat EVERYTHING! (Lean a Little Bit Closer…Roses Really Smell Like Poo-Poo)

March 2, 2009 | Comments Off on There’s S*#t in the Meat EVERYTHING! (Lean a Little Bit Closer…Roses Really Smell Like Poo-Poo)

Mayor Menino visits tenants affected by foreclosure. At the beginning of this decade, Eric Schlosser provided us all with an alarming wake-up call in his book Fast Food Nation—I think, by now, we all know what is (hopefully now a “was”) in the meat. As we approach the end of this decade, our eyes have […]

Last week the corporate law firm Latham and Watkins fired over 400 employees. This may not mean much to most, but what these white collar layoffs indicate is that even a degree from Harvard Law School won’t keep the greedy claws of the recession monster off your slice of the economic pie. As law students […]

Stop Expelling the Kids: Mr. Brown v. Maury Povich…

March 2, 2009 | Comments Off on Stop Expelling the Kids: Mr. Brown v. Maury Povich…

According to Massachusetts state law, once a student is expelled, no other school in the state is required to enroll him or her. This is especially unfortunate for low-income and African American students who are expelled at disproportionately high rates for minor (non-gun) infractions. Many groups blame this on the tendency of school administrators to […]

Harvard BLSA’s Social Justice Week!!!

March 2, 2009 | Comments Off on Harvard BLSA’s Social Justice Week!!!

  • EVENTS

    Harvard Black Law Students Association presents...
    Social Justice Week


    March 2nd - 6th

    Monday: Social Justice Week Kick-Off

    BLSA general body meeting featuring a special presentation by Noah Hood and the BLSA Social Justice Committee

    Langdell South 7:00 pm

    Dinner will be served

    Tuesday: Education

    Education Awareness Candy Campaign Learn about some of the problems facing Boston's youth, including the unfair and exclusionary expulsion policies

    Harkness Common 12:00 noon

    Wednesday: Housing

    Housing Recovery Acts in MA Some of the areas foremost housing activists will gather to discuss legislation concerning predatory lending practices

    Hauser 101 7:30 pm

    Refreshments will be served

    Thursday: Criminal Justice

    Sealing Criminal Records: Implications for Social Justice

    A panel of the leading voices in criminal justice reform will speak about criminal record information laws.

    Austin Hall 7:00 pm

    A Soul Food Dinner will be served.

    Friday: Criminal Justice

    CORI Sealing Training

    Criminal Record Sealing Training involves hands-on training. Participants will be able to help with upcoming CORI Sealing projects.