Race on the Brain: What Implicit Bias Gets Wrong About the Struggle for Racial Justice

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Race on the Brain: What Implicit Bias Gets Wrong About the Struggle for Racial Justice

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Presented by Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, and Legal Services State Support

Friday, February 16, 2018

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Kelley Boardroom (2nd floor)
875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN
and via Webinar

Trainer:

  • Professor Jonathan Kahn, James E. Kelley Chair in Tort Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Agenda: 

What do we risk when we seek the simplicity of a technological diagnosis—and solution—for racism? What do we miss when we locate racism in our biology and our brains rather than in our history and our social practices? This lecture and discussion surrounds the new book by Mitchell Hamline School of Law Professor Jonathan Kahn, Race on the Brain: What Implicit Bias Gets Wrong About the Struggle for Racial Justice. Join Professor Kahn as he discusses the concept of implicit bias and the implications that surround the societal awakening to this idea. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share stories following Professor Kahn’s presentation

8:00 – 8:30 AM  Sign-in (for in-person attendees only)

8:30 – 10:00AM  Presentation

CLE:  1.5 hours of Elimination of Bias MN CLE credit will be applied for.

Registration Closes: Friday, February 9th. Cancellations must be received by this date, or you will be charged.

Fees:
SMRLS Staff: FREE
Mitchell Hamline Staff and Students: FREE
Other Legal Services Staff: $20 (enter promo code "16feb" at checkout to be billed)
Other Law Students: $12.50
Volunteer Attorneys, Non-Profits, Government Employees: $27.50
All Others: $35

Attorneys Seeking Emeritus Status: FREE (to register email Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org)

Minnesota Volunteer Law Students: FREE (to register email Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org)

Don't forget: Legal Services Staff must enter the promo code "16feb" in the promo code field at checkout in order to have their program billed for the cost of this training. After the code is entered, just skip the fields asking for credit card information.

Questions? Contact Ann at aconroy@mnlegalservices.org

 

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