Join us for a conference on contemporary civil rights issues held as part of Hood College’s yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.

The conference will begin with a keynote address by the Honorable Robert M. Bell, retired chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals (1996-2013) and the first African American to hold that position. Following Chief Judge Bell's remarks, contemporary topics on civil rights will be addressed in three concurrent panels focusing on issues such as homelessness, voting rights, immigration, HIV/AIDS, mental health, education, LGBT, and marriage equality.

There is no cost to attend the conference, but to assist with event planning, registration is required. To register for the event, please fill out the following form for each conference attendee.


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What panel do you plan to attend?
 Panel 1: Homelessness/Poverty, Religion, Race/Voting Rights, Immigration Panel 2: Physically Disabled, Women's Health, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health Panel 3: Education, Bullying, LGBT, Marriage Equality

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