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The 2014 Norman Amaker Public Interest Law Retreat

Turning Passion into Action:

Leadership training for the twenty-first century social justice lawyer

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. . . Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation.”

– Nelson Mandela

 

Schedule of Events
(Tentative)

 

 

Friday, March 14, 2014

 

2:30pm – Bus Leaves
(
From Loyola University Chicago School of Law to Retreat Campus)

3:00-6:00pm – Check-in (With Snacks and Networking!)

6:00-7:15pm – Welcome (Room 1)

  • Opening Remarks: Amaker Planning Committee
  • Amaker Opening Speaker:
    Jay Readey, Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights

7:30-8:30pm – Dinner

8:30-9:00pm – Champaign Toast & Ice Cream

9:00pm – Social Events  (Room 1)

  • Amaker Bingo
  • Choose:
    • Documentary Showing (Room TBA)
    • Games (Mafia, Card & Board Games)
  • Other Entertainment TBA

 

 

Saturday, March 15, 2014

 

7:30-8:00am – Meditation/Yoga/Prayer (Optional)

8:00-8:45am – Breakfast

9:00-10:00am –  Privilege Activity (Room 1)

10:15-11:15am – Workshop Session 1

  • (Choose 1 of 3 Panels. Panels TBA)

11:30am-12:00pm – The Legacy of Norman Amaker (Room 1)

  • Prof. Neil Williams, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

12:00-12:30pm – Full-Group Training (Room 1)

12:45-1:45pm – Lunch (Featuring Public Interest Networking)

2:15-3:15pm – Workshop Session 2

  • (Choose 1 of 3 Panels. Panels TBA)

3:30-4:30pm – Workshop Session 3

  • (Choose 1 of 3 Panels. Panels TBA)

4:30-6:00pm – Break (Walk, Rest, Get Ready for Dinner)

6:00-8:00pm – Amaker Banquet

  • Defining Speaker:
    Prof.Davida Finger, Loyola University New Orleans

8:00pm –  Social Event (Room 1)

  • Public Interest Law & Social Justice Jeopardy
  • Choose:
    • Documentary Showing (Room TBA)
    • Games (Mafia, Card & Board Games)
  • Other Entertainment TBA

 

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

 

7:30-8:00am – Meditation/Yoga/Prayer (Optional)

8:00-8:45a.m.– Breakfast

9:00-10:00am– Equal Justice Works Presentation (Room 1)

10:15-11:45am – After Amaker & After Law School Discussion

12:00-12:30pm – Closing Ceremony (Room 1)

12:30pm-1:00pm – Check out & Depart

1:00pm – Bus Leaves
(From Retreat Campus to Loyola University Chicago School of Law)

 

 

This agenda is tentative and subject to change. 

Loyola

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