NATIONAL HILL AND GOVERNMENT DAY
National Hill Day convenes NBLSA members to actively participate in the democratic process and to collaborate on legislative reform as members meet with elected officials to discuss issues facing communities of color.
CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
The Annual Legislative Conference provides a platform for African-American members of Congress to share their progress on legislative items and allows for discussion on policy issues. In addition, it serves as a time for individuals from across the nation to discuss issues that challenge Blacks in America. CBC Weekend consists of panels, an annual alumni reception, and a leadership retreat.
AMICUS CURIAE AND WHITE PAPER PROGRAM
This Program enables NBLSA members to submit amicus curiae briefs supporting judicial decisions that affect the Black community. Participation in this program allow students the opportunity to research current appellate cases, while advocating for reform consistent with NBLSA’s core initiatives. NBLSA also publishes White Papers that detail the organization’s official stance on public policy matters.
NBLSA will take on a several of the social injustices that plague African American communities with a focus on voting rights, prison reform and systemic racism. NBLSA will organize marches alongside other black activist organizations. NBLSA will also get involved in Clemency projects and voter registration and education projects.
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