FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 14, 2015
Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708
PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULED BY NEKIMA LEVY-POUNDS AT 7PM TO ADDRESS THE CRIMINAL
CHARGES FILED AGAINST HER , #BLACKLIVESMATTER ORGANIZERS AND PROTESTERS BY BLOOMINGTON CITY ATTORNEY, SANDRA JOHNSON
Minneapolis, MN – Professor of Law at the University of St. Thoms, Director of the Community Justice Project and civil rights attorney, Nekima Levy-Pounds has called a press conference this evening at 7pm to address the criminal charges filed against her, #blacklivesmatter organizers and protesters by Bloomington City Attorney, Sandra Johnson. The press conference will take place at the Sabathani Community Center located at 310 East 38th Street, 2nd floor boardroom #218, Minneapolis, MN 55409 (Directions)
About Nekima Levy-Pounds (www.nekimalevypounds.com)
Nekima Levy-Pounds is a Professor of Law and a naionally recognized expert on a wide range of civil rights and social justice issues, including, economic justice, public education, juvenile justice, and the criminal justice system. She is also the author of numerous scholarly articles and essays on structural and systemic issues that impact poor communities of color. She is the founding director of the “Community Justice Project”, an award-winning civil rights legal clinic, which focuses on intersecting issues of race, poverty, and social justice through direct advocacy, research, and writing at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Professor LevyPounds serves as the Chair of the “Minnesota State Advisory Committee” to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and is the Co-chair of “Everybody In,” a regional collaboration of 40 stakeholders across different sectors working to close the racial unemployment gaps in our region by 2020.
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