Date

September 16, 2016

START TIME

8:00 am

END TIME

5:00 pm

LOCATION

Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA 02138

Events 8

Harvard Law School

Celebration of Black Alumni

Featuring Major, Lindsey & Africa's Paul S. Williams

When:

September 16-18, 2016

Where:
All activities are held on campus, except for the Celebration of Life and the Farewell Brunch which are at the Harvard Faculty Club.

Agenda:
Times are approximate and the schedule is subject to change.

Friday, September 16, 2016
8:30 am – 8:00 pm Registration 
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Class Visitation
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tours of the Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing Building 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Mentor Program with Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA) 
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Welcome Luncheon & Plenary Session: Turning Vision into Action 
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 
  - The African-American HLS Graduate as Judge, Prosecutor, or Defender 
  - Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Panel on Community Justice
  - Politics as an Engine for Social Change
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm CEO Roundtable Discussion 
6:45 pm – 7:30 pm Celebration Reception 
7:45 pm – 9:45 pm Celebration Dinner & Harvard Law School Medal of Freedom Presentation  


Saturday, September 17, 2016
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration 
7:30 am –  9:00 am Life Beyond the Bar: Strategies for Balancing the Blessing and the Burden of a Harvard Law Degree 
9:15 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions 
  - Entertainment & Digital Media: Crafting our Stories to Control our Image 
  - Silicon Valley – Getting In and Making It Matter When You Do Sponsored by Fish & Richardson P.C.
  - Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession: The Imperative to Depart from Business as Usual 
  - My Brilliant but Unusual Career: A Candid Conversation About Work, Life, and Purpose 
  - Transforming One of the Last Clubs: What It Takes, What You Need to Know and Do to Become a Corporate Director 
10:45 am – 11:45 am A Conversation with Dean Martha Minow 
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Harvard Law School Association Celebration Luncheon 
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm CBA IV Group Photograph
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm HLS Thinks Big 
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm HLS Thinks Big Breakout Sessions 
  - Globalization in Africa 
  - Economic Inequality
  - Unlocking Your Public Interest Power: An Interactive Session to Propel You From Vision to Action 
The Future of Civil Rights 
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm Celebration Cocktail 
5:45 pm – 6:45pm Private Sponsor Reception 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Gala Dinner & HLSA Award Presentation 


Sunday, September 18, 2016
8:00 am Celebration attendees will be welcome at St. Paul AME Church
10:30 am – 11:15 am Celebration of Life 
11:15 am – 1:00 pm Farewell Brunch 

Inquiries: reunions@law.harvard.edu ▪ Tel. 617-384-9523