Non-profits, Foundations, Politics and Civil Rights: A Conversation with Four LGBT Advocates about Their Non-traditional Legal Careers
April 17th, 4:20pm, Jerome Greene Hall room 940
Getting a law degree opens a range of ways to practice the law. Join a conversation with four lawyers who have used their law degrees in different and Innovative ways in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and feminsit movements.
Kevin Cathcart, the Executive Director of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and the former Executive Director of Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders
Katherine Grainger, Principal at Civitas Public Affairs, a political consulting and advocacy group working on social justice issues and former Assistant Counsel to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and former Vice President for Policy at NARAL-Pro Choice NY
Richard Burns, Interim Executive Director of the Funding Exchange and former Executive Director of the NYC LGBT Community Center, Vice Chair of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee
Urvashi Vaid, Director of the Engaging Tradition Project at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, and former Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
Moderator: Professor Katherine Franke, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School