Upcoming event: Panel Discussion: The Antioch Law School, Engine of Change April 2, 2016

Announcement cross-posted from H-DC

When: Saturday, April 2, 2016, 2 – 4 PM

Where: Anacostia Community Museum, Program Room

Related Exhibition: Twelve Years That Shook and Shaped Washington, 1963-1974

Program description: Join in on this discussion that looks at the history of this influential school that would eventually become the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.  Panelists include Antioch School of Law Co-Dean and Co-Founder, Edgar CahnSandra Mattavous-Frye, Antioch graduate and current People’s Counsel in DC, and Shelley Broderick, Dean, David A. Clarke School of Law at UDC.  Antioch alum, Jonathan Smith will be the panel moderator.

The Antioch School of Law supported an “open-admissions” policy which afforded many low-income African American students in the district the opportunity to obtain a quality post-secondary education during the 1970s.

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