Gideon's Promise: Building a Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice

February 21, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Presented by UCLA Law's ​Criminal Justice Program and David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. 

You're invited to hear MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipient and Gideon's Promise's Founder and President Jonathan Rapping speak about his organization's groundbreaking work to groom a generation of future public defenders to bring justice to the nation's most marginalized communities. Anchored in the South, 
Gideon's Promise has grown to have a national reach. Information will be provided about Gideon's PRomise summer clerkship and post-graduate fellowship. 

Lunch will be served. 
RSVP here by Monday, February 18

UCLA School of Law is also hosting a Reimagining Criminal Justice Systems Symposium on Friday, February 22. Register at