Friday October 10 - Working for Equality: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Friday, October 10, 2014

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and
the University of Maryland Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class and 

the Maryland Employment Lawyers Association

proudly present

Schedule of Events

3:00 p.m. Panel in the Ceremonial Moot Courtroom

Banning the Box: A Discussion of the EEOC’s Guidance on the Use of Arrest & Conviction Records in Hiring


    • Jennifer Curry, Jackson Lewis
    • Councilman Nick Mosby, Baltimore City Council District 7 
    • Darryl McCallum, Shawe Rosenthal LLP
    • Monique Dixon, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Senior Policy Counsel


4:30 p.m. Panel in the Ceremonial Moot Courtroom

The Colors of Change: LGBT Employment Rights Under Title VII


    • Kylar Broadus, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
    • Jer Welter, FreeState Legal Project
    • E. Pierce Blue, Special Assistant and Attorney Advisor at the EEOC
    • Trevor Blake, Senior Trial Attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice


6:00 p.m. Reception in Westminster Hall: Join us to honor civil rights leaders past and present

Master of Ceremonies: Professor Larry Gibson

    • Chief Honored Guest: The Honorable Chief Judge Robert M. Bell of the Maryland Court of Appeals (Ret.) 


Brief remarks by:

    • The Honorable Andre M. Davis, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • Glendora C. Hughes, General Counsel, Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
    • David R. Cashdan, Private Practitioner and former EEOC Attorney
    • Monique Dixon, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Senior Policy Counsel


Reception will include hors d’oeuvres & a cash bar. Reception is free, but requires an RSVP. 

Gold Sponsors:

  • University of Maryland Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association

Silver Sponsors:

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Planet Depos