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    Attorney John Burris Hosts Launch of “The Forum” Conversation Series

    The Forum Conversation Series
    Local website, TheRegistryBayArea.com brings you The Forum, a conversation series discussing issues and topics impacting the local community. Each conversation will feature influencers, leaders, and special guests from all walks of life to cover topics from Real Estate, Tech, and Natural Hair. The inaugural launch conversation “The Forum…And Justice For All” takes place, Thursday, April 28th at Oakland’s Impact Hub. The dynamic panel of legal experts, and judicial candidates will be moderated by local native, and nationally recognized civil rights Attorney, John Burris.

    • Otis Bruce, Jr. – Senior Deputy District Attorney, Marin County
    • Paul Henderson – Deputy Chief of Staff, Public Safety for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
    • Scott Jackson – Law Professor, Director of the Litigation Center, Golden Gate University
    • Jennifer Madden – Assistant District Attorney, Alameda County

    Timing is everything, and in this election year, these four impressive individuals are also candidates for four different Bay Area Superior Court Judicial seats – Bruce (Marin County), Henderson (San Francisco County), Jackson (Seat 1, Alameda County) and Madden (Seat 2, Alameda County).

    The Forum Conversation Series

    Discussion Topics
    Unconscious Bias in the Courtroom • Sentencing & Rulings • Three Strikes • Road to the Top

    $20 Early Bird (limited qty), includes $15 Pican gift certificate (reg $40 Premium)
    7:00pm (Doors open 6:30pm) • Impact Hub Oakland, 2221 Broadway

    Launch Reception
    Enjoy a cocktail or bite at Pican Restaurant (1/2 block away) immediately following the FORUM. Your paid FORUM admission includes a $15 Pican gift certificate (not applicable towards taxes or gratuity). If for some reason you can’t stay for the reception, you can use the certificate through May 1, 2016. Limited quantity, purchase early!

    Promotional Sponsors & Supporters
    100 Black Men of the Bay Area • African American Employee Network (AAEN Bay Area) • Black Women Lawyers of Northern California (BWLNC) • #BPN Bay Area • California Association of Black Lawyers • Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) • Coalition of 100 Black Women (Oakland Bay Area Chapter) • Onyx Community Connection • Pican Restaurant • PowerPAC+

    Net proceeds to benefit local voter engagement organization.

    Register today, and attend! www.bit.ly/theforum-justice

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