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Lawyers’ Committee to Honor Congresswoman Marcia Fudge and ABA Immediate Past President Paulette Brown with Women Leading Through Service Award

For Immediate Release September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will honor Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (11th District of Ohio) and American Bar Association Immediate Past President Paulette Brown with its Women Leading Through Service award during a reception on September 14 at Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C.  “We look forward to celebrating the trailblazing accomplishments of Congresswoman Fudge and Attorney Brown, including their efforts to expand opportunities for African Americans and work to secure equal justice for all,” said Lawyers’ Committee President and Executive Director Kristen Clarke.

WHO:

  • Paulette Brown (Honoree), Immediate Past President, American Bar Association
  • Marcia L. Fudge (Honoree), Congresswoman, 11th District of Ohio
  • Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

WHAT:  Awards reception honoring Congresswoman Marcia Fudge and Immediate Past ABA President Paulette Brown

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE:  Hogan Lovells US LLP, 555 13th St. NW, Washington D.C.;

Media Note:  Please RSVP to [email protected] by September 13.

About the Lawyers’ Committee
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Right Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. Formed over 50 years ago, we continue our quest of “Moving America Toward Justice.” The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under law, particularly in the areas of fair housing and community development; employment; voting; education; and criminal justice. For more information about the Lawyers’ Committee, visit www.lawyerscommittee.org.

CONTACT:
Stacie B. Burgess
Director of Communications and External Affairs
(202) 662-8317
[email protected]

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About The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
The Lawyers' Committee, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. The Lawyers' Committee celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 as it continued its quest of "Moving America Toward Justice." The principal mission of the Lawyers' Committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under law, particularly in the areas of fair housing and fair lending, community development, employment, voting, education and environmental justice.

For more information about the Lawyers' Committee, visit www.lawyerscommittee.org.

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