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"To Make Real the Promises of Democracy"

Friday, September 13, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, N.C.

An engaged reflection on the 2012 Supreme Court term designed to develop strategies for sustained legal advocacy that will move the civil rights agenda forward. The three discussions will center around affirmative action in higher education after the Fisher ruling, the Voting Rights Act after Shelby County, and Section 8 of the Fair Housing Act in light of the upcoming Mt. Holly case.

The conference is part of an ongoing collaboration with the Center's long-time partners the NAACP LDF.

The conference is by invitation only. For more information, to request an invitation or to join the mailing list email, call 919.445.0195 or visit


The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education provides free parking on-site.


Registration and Cancellation Policy

Registration for the program is $50.00. No partial day registration is available. No CLE credit is available for this program.

No cancellations will be honored after Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST. To cancel and request a full refund, email or call 919.445.0195. Registrations are non-transferable.


A block of rooms is reserved at the Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill located adjacent to The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. A limited number of rooms are available through September 12, 2013 at the rate of $119.00 per night. Ask for the Center for Civil Rights block when you contact the hotel. Reservations may be made by calling 919.883.0700 or 800.321.2211 or on their website.

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