Join us for the tenth annual Justice For Women Lecture, presented virtually on April 15, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm EST. We are excited to present an amazing lineup of activists from around the world for an engaging discussion on the impact of climate change on indigenous women. Featured panelists include:
Galina Angarova - Executive Director at Cultural Survival
Quannah ChasingHorse - Land Protector and Climate Activist
Sherri Mitchell - Lawyer, Author, and Indigenous Rights Activist
Sara Olsvig - Ph.D. Fellow and Former MP of Greenland
The Lecture will kick off with a special message from U.S. Representative Deb Haaland and a reading by Joan Naviyuk Kane, Inupiaq writer, Harvard, Scripps, and Tufts faculty. The panel discussion will be moderated by Joaqlin Estus, national correspondent for the Alaska bureau of Indian Country Today. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to submit their questions to the panelists.
The 2021 Justice For Women Lecture is free and open to the public, but you must register to attend. Registrants will receive a personalized Zoom link to access the event.
Your gift supports the JFW Lecture Series, its complementary community programs, and ensures the permanent continuation of the JFW Lecture for years to come.
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The Justice For Women Lecture Series brings a distinguished speaker to Maine annually to present a public lecture and to contribute to a global conversation about justice for women and girls. Maine Law established the Series in 2011 with the support and leadership of Catherine Lee of Lee International. The Justice For Women Lecture Fund is an endowed fund of the University of Maine School of Law Foundation. It is supported by generous gifts from the Maine Law community and the friends of Justice For Women.
The University of Maine School of Law is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.
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