2021 GRITS Schedule

Monday, February 22

4:00-5:30 PM CST: Welcome Event: Eviction and Housing Justice in the COVID Era 
Zoom ID: 980 8713 0302

Keynote Speaker | Y. Frank Southall 
Lead Organizer at Jane Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative


Tuesday, February 23

11:30 AM-12:30 PM CST: Intersection of Disability Rights and Racial Justice
Zoom ID: 927 6967 4386

Panelists | Talila Lewis and Caren Short
Moderator | Lucy Wood

5:00-6:30 PM CST: Environmental Justice in the American South
Zoom ID: 949 0324 7026

Panelists | Rebekah Hinojosa, Lisa Jordan, Amanda Masino, Bakeyah Nelson, and Raj Patel
Moderator | Kelly Haragan


Wednesday, February 24

11:30 AM-1:00 PM CST: Towards Justice: Decarceration, Abolition, and Transformative Justice
Zoom ID: 987 2046 3665

Panelists | Maya Ragsdale and Jorge Renaud
Moderator | Karen Muñoz

5:00-6:30 PM CST: Not Policy, Power! Movement Lawyering in Action
Zoom ID: 969 8796 2271

Panelists | Julie Mao, Azadeh Shahshahani, and Flint Taylor
Moderator | Selene Cruz


Thursday, February 25

5:00-6:00 PM CST: Public Interest Social Hour
Zoom ID: 490 701 2727

Grab your favorite cocktail or La Croix and join other public interest law students to chat and play some games!


Friday, February 26

11:00 AM-12:00 PM CST: The 2021 Texas Legislature and Impact on Women’s Equity
Zoom ID: 988 4289 5144

Panelists | Annette Price and Elizabeth Sepper
Moderator | Abby Johnston

2:30-3:45 PM CST: Labor Organizing: From the US South to the Global South
Zoom ID: 982 6059 5313

Panelists | Matthew Stark Blumin, Jaribu Hill, and Chaumtoli Huq
Moderator | Bill Beardall

4:30-6:00 PM CST: Organizing in Law School
Zoom ID: 952 2381 2024

Panelists | Gina Balamucki, Camila Bustos, Alyssa Gordon, Maddie Seales, Oliver Telusma, and Riley Wilson


Saturday, February 27

11:00 AM-12:00 PM CST: Crimmigration in the Carceral State
Zoom ID: 868 091 5549

Panelists | Jill Campbell, Sophia Elena Gurulé, and Claudia Muñoz
Moderator | Barbara Hines