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Georgia's 'Dream Team' earns American Bar Association’s 2013 Outstanding Activity Award

Georgia’s Law Day 2013 ‘Dream Team’ earns the American Bar Association Outstanding Activity Award. The group, which is comprised of members of Georgia’s legal community and the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, partnered with Atlanta Public Schools to enable widespread participation in Law Day. The program focused on engaging high school students in a conversation about issues of equality, immigration and human trafficking.

 

Georgia Law Day 2013 ‘Dream Team’ (L-R): Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair and State Bar of Georgia president-elect; Deborah Richardson, executive vice president of the National Center for Civil & Human Rights; session III moderator Jason Carter of the Georgia State Senate; session IV speaker Maria Saporta, Atlanta Business Chronicle columnist; session IV moderator Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; session IV speaker Andrea Young, executive director of the Andrew Young Foundation; session IV speaker Nan Orrock of the Georgia State Senate; session IV speaker Nefertari Kirkman-Bey, National Center for Civil & Human Rights fellow and Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair; session I moderator Rita A. Sheffey of Hunton & Williams, Law Day 2013 Dream Team co-chair, Atlanta Bar Association past president, and State Bar of Georgia secretary; and Melody Z. Richardson of Atlanta Bar Association and Law Day chair.

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