Date:
September 10, 2021
Start:
12:30pm
End:
5:00pm
Location:
TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)
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Join us for an event for new and returning students exploring lawyering for social change, including an inspiring keynote address by Mimi Marziani, President & CEO, Texas Civil Rights Project, Austin, a panel featuring recent graduates and clinical professors, and opportunities to connect with like-minded students, faculty, staff and attorneys. Lunches will be available beginning at 12:30. Formal program begins at 1:30.

For more information and to register, go to https://law.utexas.edu/publicinterest/events/change-it-up-2021/.

About the Keynote Speaker: Mimi Marziani is the President of the Texas Civil Rights Project. She has an extensive background in civil rights advocacy and nonprofit management, as well as expertise in election law. She previously directed voting rights programs for multiple political campaigns and committees. In 2014, she led the first coordinated, statewide voter protection program for progressive candidates and groups in Texas.

Before moving to Texas, Ms. Marziani spent several years as Counsel for the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, where she litigated election law cases in federal courts across the country, including before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Marziani teaches “Election Law and Policy” at the University of Texas School of Law and serves on the NYU Board of Trustees. She graduated cum laude from NYU School of Law, and received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Sponsored by:
  • William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law
  • Bernard & Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights & Justice
  • Capital Punishment Center
  • Career Services

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at specialevents@law.utexas.edu no later than seven business days prior to the event.