On the Margins: Social Justice, COVID-19, and Vulnerable Communities

April 15, 2020 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
The Critical Race Studies Program and David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy will host a virtual panel on the effects of the global pandemic on already vulnerable communities.  Featuring panelists working in the areas of housing, prisoners’ rights and criminal justice, immigration and detention, and labor, we will discuss how activists and advocates are addressing the challenges posed in the wake of this crisis.

MODERATORS
  • Jasleen Kohli, Director, Critical Race Studies Program, UCLA School of Law
  • Karin Wang, Executive Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law
PANELISTS
  • Sharon Dolovich, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program, UCLA School of Law
  • Karlyn Kurichety, Supervisory Attorney, Al Otro Lado, UCLA Law ‘16
  • Rachel Torres, Deputy Civil Rights and Political Director, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770
  • Nisha Vyas, Senior Housing Attorney, Western Center on Law and Poverty, UCLA Law ‘03
Please RSVP to receive the Zoom information: https://forms.gle/eYNEq1JmpmnsqkSR6

Questions may be directed to publicinterestoffice@law.ucla.edu